Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area, Hiddenite

4.9
#105 of 162 in Nature in North Carolina
Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area, affectionately known as Rocky Face Park, was a rock quarry in the 1920s and is now a park owned and operated by Alexander County. The park offers rock climbing, more than five miles of hiking trails, geocaching, an ADA paved walking track, a unique ecosystem, picnicking, and beautiful views. Come experience it for yourself!
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Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area Reviews
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4.8
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  • Small but fabulous hiking area, and great looking rock climbing natural walls of stone. Very beautiful countryside on the way from our cabin in Moravian falls. The people in this whole area  more »
  • Go on a hike and enjoy the beautiful view and they have events you can enjoy from time to time as well  more »
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  • Well marked and easy to follow trails (though quite steep in places). Trails are fairly short and interconnected so you can adjust your distance. Great place for a quick day hike with a solid view from the top. Topography much like that of Stone Mountain though smaller and much less crowded. Clean and well maintained restrooms and picnic areas.
  • What a fun place to stop and hike or do some trail running . They have a great area for kids to play. There are several different hiking trails many have lots of roots but they are spray painted so that you don't trip. There is also one trail called the vertical mile that is a granite climb. All trails are extremely well marked. I would highly recommend stopping a visiting, just don't give up before you get to the overlook it's well worth the climb.

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