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.

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