The Stone Mountain State Park TRACK Trail is located on a portion of the park’s Stone Mountain Trail. The portion of the trail that is being designated as the TRACK Trail runs from the Lower Trailhead parking lot to the Hutchison Homestead.
The hike is an easy 0.4-mile (one way) trail that leads visitors to the historic homestead. Along the way, hikers will be treated to hardwood forests, glimpses of wildlife, and views of the massive granite formation called Stone Mountain.
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Stone Mountain State Park is located in Wilkes and Alleghany counties, six miles southwest of Roaring Gap. From I-77 North, take Exit #83/Hwy 21 North/Sparta/Roaring Gap (you will exit from the left lane). Go north about 13 miles to Traphill Road/ State Road 1002, (you will see a brown state park sign) and turn left. Go about 4 miles to John P Frank Parkway (you will see a brown state park sign) and turn right. Follow the parkway to the park.
From the west, take NC 16 to NC 18 in North Wilkesboro and then turn right onto Hwy 268 East. Go about 3 miles and turn left at Airport Road. Go about 4 miles and turn left this becomes Traphill Rd (SR 1002). Follow Traphill Rd to John P. Frank Parkway about 11 miles and turn left, follow the parkway to the park.
The Stone Mountain State Park TRACK Trail begins at the Lower Trailhead Parking Lot near the historic Hutchinson Homestead.
This TRACK Trail was made possible through a partnership formed with North Carolina State Parks, Stone Mountain State Park, and with funding provided by the BlueCross and BlueShield of North Carolina Foundation.