Hanging Rock State Park in King, N.C., saw a 6.9% increase in visitors from July 2016 to June 30, 2017, which is their fiscal year, and a substantial 41% revenue increase compared to last year, according to Park Superintendent Robin Riddlebarger.
According to The Stokes News, in a yearly state park review, Riddlebarger shared that 617,649 people visited Hanging Rock in a 12-month span. The highest attended month came in July with 102,462 visitors and the lowest attendance fell in December and drew in a little more than 20,000 guests.
The park generated $583,352.05, with cabin rentals garnering $162,969, campsite rentals $159,419, bathhouse swim fees $122,430, food and beverage $34,264, apparel $17,045, primitive campsite rentals $13,299 and equipment rentals $11,466.
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