Northeast Georgia Mountains / Mountain City

Black Rock Mountain State Park

3085 Black Rock Mountain Pkwy.
Mountain City, GA 30562

706-746-2141 | 800-864-7275
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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.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 7:00PM - 10:00PM
    Monday: 7:00PM - 10:00PM
    Tuesday: 7:00PM - 10:00PM
    Wednesday: 7:00PM - 10:00PM
    Thursday: 7:00PM - 10:00PM
    Friday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Saturday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Parking $5

    Activities

    Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Gift Shop, Parking on Site, Picnic Shelter

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Parking Fees

    Setting & Style

    Mountain Setting

    Site Information

    Cabin / Cottage Rentals, Dump Station, Number of Sites, Primitive Camp Sites Available, RVs Permitted, Tenters Welcome

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Total Solar Eclipse

    Total Solar Eclipse

    08/21/2017 - 08/21/2017

    Join us at the top of the mountain for one of the best views of the total solar eclipse. Please be aware that all accommodations are full and the park's gate will close once we reach capacity. The park is located up a steep, narrow mountain road. Some viewing glasses will be for sale. www.gastateparks.org/Eclipse2017.

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  • National Dog Day

    National Dog Day

    08/26/2017 - 08/26/2017

    Your best friend needs a little adventure to celebrate National Dog Day. He or she will appreciate the cooler temperatures at Black Rock, and a good dog hike will be refreshing as well. With all the marvelous things to see, smell and bark at, you can share the day together. Pets must be on a six foot leash at all times.

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