This picnic area features 18 picnic units with table and grill or fireplace. A group shelter is also available.
Hanging Rock Picnic area is located beside Little Stony Creek in a hardwood forest with rhododendron and hemlocks. Huge rock cliffs along the creek and the sound of rushing water add to the natural beauty of the area.
Little Stony Creek provides trout fishing. The Little Stony National Recreation Trail, also in the area, is a lovely 2.8 mile hike, including the nearby 28 ft Little Stony waterfall.
From Kingsport, TN: Follow US 23 North to Norton, VA. Take the Alternate 58 East exit and travel to Coeburn, VA. Take the second Coeburn exit and make a right onto 72 South. Follow this road for 8.3 miles to destination on right.
From Abingdon, VA: Follow US 58 West/19 North to Hansonville, VA. Turn left onto US 58 West Alternate and drive to Coeburn VA. Take the second Coeburn exit and make a left onto 72 South. Follow for 8.3 miles to destination on the right.