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North Carolina Granite Quarry

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Reviewed 1 October 2018

NC Granite Corp has over 125 years of experience – this place is huge! We learned that they have been pulling granite from this site since 1889 and could potentially continue for another 500 years! The observation area is accessible by vehicle (tour buses can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank hopalongrving
Reviewed 27 August 2018

If you're going to Mt Airy it's worth the extra miles to go see the Granite Quarry called Flat Rock. It's a huge quarry but unlike other rock quarries that seem to go deep into the ground this one is almost completely flat. The granite...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This should be on everyone's must see while in Mount Airy. Amazing to see the amount of granite and size that the machines can lift. NCGC supplied the granite for the National WWII memorial in DC. Plus many other buildings. They have the worlds largest...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Jdehaan1
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We came here all because of a geocache. I read up on the quarry before leaving home. After doing the touristy things downtown we drove up here to get away from the crowds. Very impressive. The office was closed so we just drove up to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank deeremom430
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Closed on Labor Day, this was a nostalgic visit for my brother and me, because our dad grew up nearby, and took us to see the quarry when we were children. It is unusual, and if you are into seeing the "biggest" or the "only,"...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank thevirtualpilgrim
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We were amazed at the quarry. The lady in the front office was so nice. She gave us a packet of the history and samples of the granite. We took our new Belgian Malinois pup with us!!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank pdbryant2003
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I had never heard of the NC Granite Quarry even though I'm from NC! While visiting in Mt Airy we happened to see it on a may we got at the visitors center. We actually passed by it by several miles & had to turn...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank snow2day
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Fascinating, breathtaking and just awe-some. A must see if you are in Mount Airy. The shear size of the operation is worth the trip let alone visualizing what they are actually doing.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank BuckeyeBob44471
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We came on our own and we were in awe of the site and place itself. I thought the grounds were just amazing. The quarry is large and has an eye-catching view to knock your socks off. The church on the corner is unbelievable in...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank dancer62va
Reviewed 29 April 2017

If you have a few extra minutes travel about 2 miles from the downtown area of Mt. Airy. A granite sign with the initials marks the road leading to the quarry. Proceed slowly up the winding gravel drive to the observation area. The quarry stretches...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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