Black Rock Mountain State Park, Mountain City

#2 of 11 in Parks in Rabun County
Must see · State Park · Nature / Park
Black Rock Mountain State Park is a 1,743-acre (705 ha) Georgia, United States, state park west of Mountain City in Rabun County, in the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is named after its sheer cliffs of dark-colored biotite gneiss. Astride the Eastern Continental Divide at an elevation of 3,640 feet (1,110 m), the park provides many scenic overlooks and 80-mile (130 km) vistas of the southern Appalachian Mountains. On a clear day, four states are visible: Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. In addition to Black Rock Mountain itself, the park includes four other peaks over 3,000 feet (910 m) in elevation, making it the state's highest state park. As of 2019, it was open to visitors year round.

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  • Several of us rode motorcycles herr yesterday. Beautiful views and large parking areas. Blind turns, so watch your speed. Gift shop at the top is worth checking out.  more »
  • With some great outlooks like the Blue Ridge outlook or trails around Black Rock lake, this is a great place to hike and family friendly. Relatively easy parking. Bring $5 for state parking fees.  more »
  • Sorry we drove by this park dozens of times before finally visiting. It was sensational. Georgia's highest State Park peaks at 3,600+ feet. Great vistas and wild flowers and easy in and out access. Just park sure you understand the trail signs and what kind of hike you want.
  • Amazing state park with lots of great hiking and beautiful views. Highest elevation state park in Georgia. Campground that will accommodate smaller travel trailers, pop-ups and smaller RVs. I pulled my 24 footer up to the park with my Tacoma. Stayed in site 36, was a bit cozy with the sites next to me, but still nice.

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