Ask the Naturalist at Black Rock Mountain State Park
Nov 09, 2016 08:05AM
● By Melanie Heisinger
Black Rock Mountain State Park. Courtesy of www.gastateparks.org/blackrockmountain.
|Visit with the Naturalist at the Trading Post. Ask those questions that you’ve always wondered about. When you’re finished talking, complete your visit by taking a quick walk to Ada-hi Falls.|
Parking fee: $5
Event Phone: 706-746-2141
About Black Rock Mountain State Park
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.