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Stone Mountain State Park

3042 Frank Pkwy, Roaring Gap, NC 28668-9532
+1 336-957-8185
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State parks are some of the best things about North Carolina, and that is saying something!

This is an interesting park. Due to severe wind storms indiscriminately knocking down trees all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mkprobst
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Conover, North Carolina
Wonderful slab climbing!

Stone is justly famous for slab climbing and runouts. What a terrific place. The slab is beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Deborah F
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Columbia, Maryland
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This 15,000-acre North Carolina state park offers trout fishing, hiking, climbing and scenic waterfalls.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the loop” (34 reviews)
“middle falls” (8 reviews)
“old homestead” (11 reviews)
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3042 Frank Pkwy, Roaring Gap, NC 28668-9532
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+1 336-957-8185
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an interesting park. Due to severe wind storms indiscriminately knocking down trees all over the park, several trails were closed. Didn’t matter. As is the case in state parks, there is plenty of historical and natural information that directly pertains to that park...More

Thank mkprobst
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stone is justly famous for slab climbing and runouts. What a terrific place. The slab is beautiful and sticky rather than polished (mostly). You have to do the Arch.

Thank Deborah F
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Stone Mountain is my favorite place to hike. It has an unusual, almost lunar landscape at the summit of the mountain from the erosion of the granite rock face over time. The main loop is just over four miles long, and is some of the...More

1  Thank calivianya
Reviewed 6 October 2017

My wife, dog, and I live about an hour drive from Stone Mountain State Park, but for some reason had never made it out there. Being somewhat bored with our normal hiking spots, we decided to check out SMSP this week. We parked at the...More

Thank Ben G
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Went with my wife and two girls. We walked around five miles. Very easy walk though there were some stairs by stone falls. The weather was great. Looks to have fall leaves next week (first week of Oct.).

Thank shorkw4
Reviewed 16 September 2017

TripAdvisor found this park for us. It is pretty secluded area and some really good hiking. We hiked the loop to see the waterfall and it was a nice walk. Not too strenuous but it does get your heart rate going a bit. We started...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

From water falls and easy walks to hope you're in shape trails. Stone Mountain has something for everyone. Beautiful picnic areas, walks through rhododendrons forests and open meadows. It's worth a visit. Go here often and never tire of the new discoveries.

Thank Samnana_46
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Pros: Great park with with a scenic hike to the top of the large granite dome that is Stone Mountain. Panoramic views from the top of Stone Mountain. There were also plenty of butterflies and wildflowers. The waterfall was beautiful. Cons: The visitor center staff...More

Thank RoapTripper3081
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Great hike, a little stenuous. Great views and great history. The mountain view is breath taking. I will go here again!!!

Thank dnelson135
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Scenery and hike complete with gorgeous waterfall are fabulous. Plan on 5 miles for the rou d trip, although there are shorter trails as well.

Thank Linda M
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John C
18 July 2015|
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Response from Holly S | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous response. I am unaware of a lodge or cabins at Stone Mountain also.
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Jonathan A
11 April 2015|
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Response from Heidi B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - just hiked but definitely worth the visit.
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