Hanging Rock Trail

MODERATE 207 reviews
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Hanging Rock Trail is a 2.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Danbury, North Carolina that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
593 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

road biking

trail running

walking

forest

views

waterfall

wildlife

muddy

rocky

scramble

Challenging enough to feel accomplished but still do-able. Well worth the beautiful views at the top. Very heavy traffic, be prepared.

4 days ago

Beautiful view from the top, especially during autumn foliage. Lots of stairs but totally worth it when you finally reach the top!

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the view was incredible and while at the top a young couple asked me to take their picture, while I was taking the picture the young man got down on his knee and asked her to marry him!!!!! it was a beautiful experience!!

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1 month ago

Great climb! Great views! LOTS of people.

hiking
1 month ago

Decent trail, nice views, made so most anyone can make it to the top. Very busy.

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2 months ago

Awesome. There was an amazing view at the top.

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2 months ago