Please be aware that as of 4/9/2018, the North End of Moore's Wall is closed to all users due to a nesting site for Peregrine Falcons. State biologists have observed a pair of Falcons showing mating and nesting behvior and this closure helps to increase the chances that they will be able to successfully nest. All climbing routes, bouldering and the access trail are closed.
Here's the official closure notice:
TO PROTECT THE NESTING AND ROOSTING SITES OF FALCONS, THE FOLLOWING AREA OF HANGING ROCK STATE PARK WILL BE CLOSEDTO ALL USERS FROM APRIL 9th THROUGH AUGUST 31STOR UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: THE NORTH END OF MORE’S WALL. INCLUDING ALL OF THE FOLLOWING CLIMBING ROUTES:
DIABOLIC RASTAFARI NUTSWEAT
TIM’S ROOF MIGHTY MOUSE DEATHWISH
NATURAL SELECTION NICOTINE BAT ATTACK
THE HURT LOCKER MIDDLE ROAD RECKLESS ABANDON
YOSIMITE SAM BOOGIE TILL YA PUKE UNNAMED CORNER
WAR GAMES VASCULAR DISASTER JUGGERNAUT
THE RECOMMENDATION NEVERMORE INDIAN HEAD
ENDURO MAN RIDES AGAIN FIDDLERS ON THE ROOF THE CORNER
FILET-O-FISH SPICE CORRIGATION CRACK
ROOF AWAKENING SHADOWDANCE A PRIORI
CLOSURE IN ACCORDANCE WITH NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL STATUTES
GS-113-332 AND GS 143B-135.16
RAPTORS ARE HIGHLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO HUMAN DISTURBANCE. PLEASE ABIDE BY THIS SEASONAL CLOSURE. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 336-593-8480.