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Black Rock Mountain State Park, named for its sheer cliffs of dark-colored biotite gneiss, encompasses some of the most outstanding country in Georgia's Blue Ridge Mountains. 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 provide spectacular 80-mile vistas of the Southern Appalachians, and several hiking trails lead visitors past wildflowers, streams, small waterfalls and lush forests. The summit visitor center and picnic tables are popular with travelers in northeast Georgia.

Located on Black Rock Mountain Parkway, 3 miles north of Clayton off U.S. Hwy. 441.

Location: P O Drawer A, Mountain City Georgia 30562 Telephone 706-746-2141 Toll Free: 800-864-7275 Fax 706-746-7278

Other Georgia State Parks nearby:
(Mountain City) Black Rock Mountain State Park
(Tallulah Falls) Tallulah Gorge State Park
(Helen) Unicol State Park and Lodge
(Blairsville) Vogel State Park

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