NC Tripping's guide to

Stone Mountain State Park

located in Alleghany and Wilkes County, North Carolina

The 14,353-acre state park has 18 miles of trails that lead to waterfalls, views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and rhododendron-lined paths.

The name Stone Mountain comes from the exposed granite dome that rises roughly 700 feet above its surroundings.

Widow’s Creek Falls is a popular swimming hole. in Stone Mountain State Park and is roadside.