Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
Black Rock Mountain State Park

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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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Directions

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.

Address
3085 Black Rock Mountain Parkway
Mountain City, GA 30562
Rabun County
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Phone
706-746-2141

Volunteer Days
Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Saturday, May 16, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Saturday, Jun 20, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
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Get Outdoors GeorgiaPresenter/Location: Black Rock Mountain State Park
Come out and join us for fun and work! Projects may include clearing and maintaining trails, grounds cleaning and landscaping, painting, etc. Bring work gloves and a can do attitude! $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
National Trails Day - James Edmonds Trail Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 9 AM to 2 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaTons of FunPresenter/Location: Black Rock Mountain State Park
The trail is a 7.2 mile mountainous hike, passing trickling waterfalls and beautiful vistas. Bring proper shoes/boots, food, and water. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 9 AM to 12 PM
Presenter/Location: Black Rock Mountain State Park
Celebrate National Public Lands Day with a ranger-led volunteer activity. 706-746-2141.
Contacts
Anthony Lampros
706-746-2141  Park Manager, Black Rock Mountain State Park

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