Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
Black Rock Mountain State Park
Reservations 800-864-7275
Park 706-746-2141

Georgia's highest state park encompasses some of the most outstanding scenery in Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains.  Roadside overlooks provide spectacular 80-mile vistas, and four hiking trails lead visitors past wildflowers, streams, small waterfalls and lush forests. Visitors enjoy the summit visitor center for its views, gift shop and picnic tables. 
Mountaintop cottages surround a small playground, while campsites are nestled under rhododendron and gnarled oaks. Tent campers will appreciate the walk-in sites that allow extra privacy.  The park’s small lake is popular with anglers and circled by an easy walking trail.  At an altitude of 3,640 feet, Black Rock Mountain is often cooler than other Georgia parks and may close during icy weather.  RVers should be comfortable driving on steep, winding roads.
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Season: Open daily March 16 - November 30
Park Hours:
Office Hours: 8AM- 5PM
$5 parking. Annual passes available.

    • 1,743 Acres
    10 Cottages ($160–$210) --#5 and #10 are dog friendly ($45 per dog, max 2)
    44 Tent, Trailer, RV Campsites ($27-$30) – cable TV hookups
    12 Walk-in Campsites ($20)
    • 4 Backcountry Campsites ($15)
    • Pioneer Group Campground ($130)
    • 2 Picnic Shelters ($35)
    • 17-Acre Lake
    • Summit Visitor Center and Gift Shop

    Hiking and Backpacking – 11 miles of trails ranging from easy to difficult
    • Picnicking
    • Photography
    • Lake Fishing – bass, bream, catfish, perch, trout
    • Lake Canoeing & Kayaking -- no rentals
    • Playground


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Greasy Creek Falls Guided Hike
Saturday, Apr 9, 2016 9 AM to 12 PM
This 3 hour guided hike will take guests through lush forest and rhododendron thickets to a remote creek and small waterfall. This is a moderate hike with some elevation gain and loss along the way. Appropriate clothing, foot wear, water and snacks are recommended. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Hidden Gem
Black Rock Mountain State Park
3085 Black Rock Mountain Parkway
Mountain City, GA 30562
Rabun County

Mailing Address
3085 Black Rock Mountain Parkway
Mountain City, GA 30562

GPS Coordinates:
N 34.9069220 | W -83.4083750

Located on Black Rock Mountain Parkway, 3 miles north of Clayton off U.S. Hwy. 441. Look for brown directional signs in Mountain City.

Black Rock Mountain State Park
3085 Black Rock Mountain Parkway
Mountain City, GA 30562 View Details

Black Rock Mountain State Park

Make reservations using the options above or call 1-800-864-7275 (Monday-Friday, 8AM-8PM; Saturday-Sunday, 9AM-5PM EST).
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