The Hanging Rock State Park TRACK Trail adventures are for use on the park’s Upper Cascades Trail. The trail to the Rock Garden is a paved 0.1 mile walk (0.2 miles round-trip). The trail to the Upper Cascade Falls is a 0.2 mile walk (0.4 miles round-trip) on crushed rock. The entire TRACK Trail is 0.6 miles round-trip.
At Hanging Rock State Park, discover the sheer cliffs and peaks of bare rock, quiet forests and cascading waterfalls and views of the piedmont plateau that stretch for miles. Join an interpretive program and discover something new about the park. Hanging Rock State Park also has a cool mountain lake, picnic areas, vacation cabins and campgrounds.
Adventures for Hanging Rock State Park
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From Walnut Cove, NC take Hwy. 89 west to Danbury. Turn left at Stokes-Reynolds Hospital on Hanging Rock Park Road 1.5 miles to the park.
From Winston-Salem, NC take Hwy 8 north to Danbury. Turn left at Stokes-Reynolds Hospital on Hanging Rock Park Road 1.5 miles to the park.
From King, NC take Hwy 66 north to Moore Springs Rd. Turn right on Moore Springs then right on Hanging Rock Park Road at the park entrance,
From Stuart, VA take Hwy 8 south to Danbury. Turn right at Stokes-Reynolds Hospital on Hanging Rock Park Road 1.5 miles to the park
This TRACK Trail was made possible through a partnership formed with North Carolina State Parks, Hanging Rock State Park, and with funding provided by the BlueCross and BlueShield of North Carolina Foundation.