Hanging Rock State Park

10 miles, moderate terrain
100 miles from Roanoke, $14.00 carpool fee

The carpool for this hike will leave from Christiansburg. A beautiful state park in the western part of North Carolina. On our 12-mile loop hike we will visit a fire tower on Moore's Knob plus outstanding overlooks on Balanced Rock, Cook's Wall, House Rock, and Wolf Rock. Toward the end of our hike we'll visit the park's namesake Hanging Rock. Up and over several mountains we'll experience extended stretches of uphill climbs followed by extended stretches of downhill hiking. In the park there are also several short hikes (.5 miles or less) to waterfalls that we can hike if anyone is interested after the 12 miles. Please RSVP at least 24 hours prior to hike time.Sites include Window, Hidden and Upper Cascades Falls, Hanging Rock and Wolf Rock trails.