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Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area

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Great trails and Geocaching!

I was surprised how nice the trails are up here. There is a good variety of difficulty and some... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2018
Leah J
Fabulous Family Outdoor Park

Rocky Face has several hiking trails with levels for beginners all the way up to strenuous. There... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2018
jfb57
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Home to unusual cacti plants, this site offers a multitude of outdoor activities from hiking and biking to hang-gliding and parasailing.
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3451 Rocky Face Church Rd, Hiddenite, NC 28636-6392
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+1 828-632-1093
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Go on a hike and enjoy the beautiful view and they have events you can enjoy from time to time as well

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

I was surprised how nice the trails are up here. There is a good variety of difficulty and some really beautiful views. I was especially excited to learn there are park service maintained geocache sites (download the app to find!) and the ones we found...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

We visited this park in order to enjoy a walk, and on arrival we signed in, as this is a safety requirement. You have several options of walks you can undertake, and there is also a rock climbing area. We combined two of the walks...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Rocky Face has several hiking trails with levels for beginners all the way up to strenuous. There is a children's playground area, rock climbing by permit area and a wetlands. Great place just to hike and enjoy nature. No cost. Absolutely beautiful views from the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

Hidden back in the hills is a wonderful park full of some fun hiking trails. There are numerous trails that are well marked and easy to follow. They describe a couple as “strenuous” but I would not classify any of them as difficult at all....More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

Great place for hiking from easy to strenuous trails. Also rock climbing available. Nice restrooms and picnic tables.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

This a a fantastic place to take a hike to see and awesome view from the top!! Its also really nice for a packed picnic lunch, or a place for groups to meet.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 15, 2017

A friend and I discovered this park a couple of weeks ago and have really enjoyed getting to know the trails and surrounding area. We're two laps in to the Vertical Mile Challenge, if I lived closer I'd be here 3-4 times a week. It's...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed May 9, 2017

For most of the 20 years that I lived in Alexander Co. this was a dump site for all types of trash and animals. When the county decided to take it over and turn it into a park, they did a phenomenal job! The place...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

My family enjoyed it but it was scary to me there were snakes there and I'm scared of heights so it wasn't for me but it is a great place to get some hiking exercising in

Date of experience: July 2016
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Nancy T
February 8, 2018|
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Response from jfb57 | Reviewed this property |
Not at this time. Rocky Face has a well paved parking area that you would have no problem getting into with an RV during the day. I believe Kerr Scott, in Wilkesboro, NC has a campground. That is on a lake. It's about 25... More
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To-King
June 4, 2017|
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No, it is free to get in.
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