Black Rock Mountain State Park in the North Georgia Mountains
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Black Rock Mountain State Park in the North Georgia Mountains
March 16 - November 30

Black Rock Mountain State Park, named for its sheer cliffs of dark-colored biotite gneiss, encompasses some of the most outstanding country in Georgia's Blue Ridge Mountains. Located astride the Eastern Continental Divide at an altitude of 3,640 feet, Black Rock Mountain is the highest state park in Georgia. Numerous scenic overlooks provide spectacular 80-mile vistas of the Southern Appalachians, and several hiking trails lead visitors past wildflowers, streams, small waterfalls and lush forests. The summit visitor center and picnic tables are popular with travelers in northeast Georgia.

Facilities at Black Rock State Park

1,738 Acres
48 Tent, Trailer, RV Sites with Cable TV hookups
12 Walk-in Sites
4 Back Country Campsites
10 Cottages
Visitor Center
2 Picnic Shelters
17-Acre Lake
Pioneer Campground

Activities available at Black Rock State Park

Hiking 10 miles of trails
Lake Fishing; bass, bream, catfish, trout

Nearby Attractions

Moccasin Creek State Park
Lake Burton Fish Hatchery
Unicoi State Park and Lodge
Chattooga River (rafting)
Sky Valley (snow skiing and golf)
Tallulah Gorge State Park
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Blue Ridge Parkway
Appalachian Trail
Lakes Burton, Rabun, Seed, Tallulah and Tugaloo
Chattahoochee and Nantahala National Forests
Clayton, Ga. and Highlands, N. C. (antiques and art)
Southern Highroads Trail


Park Hours: 7 am - 10 pm

Office Hours: 8 am - 5 pm

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


for more information:
Black Rock State Park
Black Rock Mountain Pkwy
P.O. Drawer A
Mountain City, GA  30562

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