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Stone Mountain State Park

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Address: 3042 Frank Pkwy, Roaring Gap, NC 28668-9532
Phone Number: 336-957-8185
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This 15,000-acre North Carolina state park offers trout fishing, hiking,...

This 15,000-acre North Carolina state park offers trout fishing, hiking, climbing and scenic waterfalls.

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Solo hike in the rain

Very well kept up and clean. A lot of work was put into this so we could enjoy it. A lot of stairs to lead to the bottom of the 200 foot waterfall, so remember you have to climb... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Bextasy M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very well kept up and clean. A lot of work was put into this so we could enjoy it. A lot of stairs to lead to the bottom of the 200 foot waterfall, so remember you have to climb back up. I visited top, middle and bottom and enjoyed the scenery all the way down. A lot of picture opportunities.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I took our 2 and 4yr old boys to this park on our way through the area. I am 6mos pregnant. When we arrived I stopped at the visitors center and asked for advice on which trails we could complete, etc. being that I'm not in good enough shape for a strenuous hike at the moment. The... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the summit hike out and back (skipped the full loop to save time). Took about 1:15 for the full 3.5 miles. Not a very hard hike, the surface is clear and well maintained for easy walking. The uphill sections are not terrible, we saw plenty of small children and dogs. The summit views are wonderful and the surface... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Stone Mountain State Park hundreds of times, ever since I first discovered it, when it only had primitive camping sites. Now, all of the camping sites have been consolidated into a modern area, with bathhouses, electrical hook-ups, etc. The main feature of "The Stone" is a 600-ft-high exfoliated granite dome (a "granitic batholith" or "monadnock" or... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great scenery and hiking. Historical homestead for the history buffs. Clean. Did not check out the camping area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the state park thanks to local people's recommendation. Not easy to find the road to get to the entrance from Sparta or Roaring. Once there we chose the loop trail. It took us 3 good hours. The different views and colours of the stone mountain are amazing and the forest changes from on side to another. The... More 

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

The park is a absolute gem! There is great trails, breathtaking waterfalls and a wonderful little swimming hole for the kids that was a popular destination in the park. Camping here was also a great experience the restrooms and shower facilities were not that bad. Only downfall that I found was there was not that much shade when camping In... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Was a great trip. Close to home (Mooresville) took the loop trail. Beautiful waterfalls and trails are well Maintained. Happy we found this gem!!!

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Cary, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Came here with the family (4 adults - 18 to 59) and two dogs (5 and 11) and did the 4.3 mile "Loop Trail" and the spurs for the lower and middle falls. Total distance around 5 miles. Some of the terrain is steep, but there are (generally) well-maintained steps and paths throughout. It had just rained heavily when we... More 

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Chardon, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Went to the park for a day trip ,Awesome!, the Hutchinson homestead is a great place to visit!,, A great piece of American history.. This was the home of my husbands great grandmother and family . We were so glad to be able to hike up and see this. I can't way to go again. The park offers great areas... More 

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