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Black Rock Mountain State Park

Black Rock Mountain State Park Review

At more than 3,600 feet, Black Rock Mountain is the highest state park in Georgia. Named for the black gneiss rock visible on cliffs in the area, the 1,738-acre park has 10 mi of trails, a 17-acre lake, 44 campsites, a pioneer group campsite, and 10 cottages. The park offers majestic overlooks and a trail that leads visitors along the Eastern Continental Divide, from which water flows south and east to eventually reach the Atlantic Ocean, and on the other side, north and west to the mighty Mississippi River. The ranger station has information on trails.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Black Rock Mountain Pkwy., 3 mi northwest of Clayton, Mountain City, GA 30562 | Map It
  • Phone: 706/746–2141; 800/864–7275 for camping and cottage reservations
  • Cost: $5 daily-use fee
  • Hours: Daily 7 am–10 pm
  • Website:
  • Location: Clayton
Updated: 10-15-2012

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