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Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area

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Address: 3451 Rocky Face Church Road, Hiddenite, NC 28636
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+1 828-632-1093
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Home to unusual cacti plants, this site offers a multitude of outdoor...

Home to unusual cacti plants, this site offers a multitude of outdoor activities from hiking and biking to hang-gliding and parasailing.

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My family enjoyed it but it was scary to me there were snakes there and I'm scared of heights so it wasn't for me but it is a great place to get some hiking exercising in

Reviewed 5 days ago
mom_dadof12
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Taylorsville, North Carolina
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Taylorsville, North Carolina
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My family enjoyed it but it was scary to me there were snakes there and I'm scared of heights so it wasn't for me but it is a great place to get some hiking exercising in

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Hickory
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81 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is wonderful for walking and taking dogs with you to walk or run the trails. They have a variety of trails from easy to hard to challenging so check it out. Great place for the family outing. The park has restroom facilities. The park has incisive to walk or run the mile high trail for so many times... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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74 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We had a beautiful day stretching out in front of us and wanted to get outside, maybe did some hiking, but we didn't want to drive too far. In just over an hour from our home, we were on the hiking trails at Rocky Face. There's something here for everyone- easy to challenging trails, lots of gorgeous views, short hikes,... More 

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Thank JenPNC
Charlotte, NC
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I live in Charlotte, NC area and this is only about one hour drive north to do some nice hiking. There are about five miles of trails and all of them require climbing up to the top, however it is gradual so not to bad. Plenty of parking as well as bathrooms and a picnic area where you can watch... More 

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Thank CarolinasGal
Hiddenite, North Carolina
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

open from sun-up to sun-down .. this is one of those "lost in the states place" .. it's rural country at it's best. the hiking has some tough and easy trails which ever your a mind to .. either way .. when you hit the top you'll find the scenic vistas worth the trip. the main parking area has men's... More 

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Taylorsville, North Carolina
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5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

A great place in Alexander County to spend some time with your family. It took about 2-2 1/2 hours to hike to the top and back. There are also various trails to chose from.

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Thank R K
North Carolina
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24 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 May 2016

First visit here. Park is very clean and well maintained. There is a picnic shelter with clean restrooms. I do not rock climb, but there are several routes up the rock according to the map. We hiked about 2 miles of the trails, sticking to the moderate ones. The views are beautiful. Saw many different wildflowers along the way. There... More 

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2 Thank cathleen c
North Carolina
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

This park has multiple paths up the mountain. Be sure to stay on the trail because there are cliffs around

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

I've climbed at the park a half dozen times. I'm very impressed by the planning and development work that went into creating this wonderful resource. Best location I've ever seen for introducing kids to climbing! And a special thanks to the great staff! They're so welcoming and helpful! BTW. Dominos Pizza in Taylorsville will deliver to the park. Awesome!

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Pensacola, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015

My wife and I were in Charlotte and looked up best mountain hikes around Charlotte knowing we would have to drive an hour North or west to reach. We have spent a lot of time west of Charlotte so we were very excited this on came up It's a little over an hour away but easy to get to just... More 

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