Black Rock Mountain State Park

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Black Rock Mountain State Park


Location:3 miles north of Clayton, off US 441.
Facilities:48 tent/trailer/RV campsites, 12 walk-in sites, 4 backcountry sites, pioneer campground, 10 cottages, picnic areas, 2 picnic shelters, hiking trails (11 miles), 17-acre lake, visitor center.
Activities:Camping, fishing, hiking.
Special Features:Located astride the Eastern Continental Divide at an altitude of 3,640 feet, Black Rock Mountain is the highest state park in Georgia. Numerous scenic overlooks offer spectacular 80-mile views of the southern Appalachians. The park is named for its sheer cliffs of dark-colored biotite gneiss.
Address:3085 Black Rock Mountain Pkwy
Mountain City, GA 30562

Phone:706-746-2141
Web: gastateparks.org/info/blackrock
Size: 1,743 acres.

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