Black Rock Mountain State park is Georgia’s highest state park (not the highest peak, but overall the land is farther from the ocean vertically-speaking than any other state park. And it was only 3640 feet.
I found the trailhead rather easily and parked along the side of the road. I figured the visitor center couldn’t be too far as I watched some folks walk down the steep incline of the road that kept going uphill past the trailhead parking area.
I was wrong.
Half a mile later up the hill, we found the visitor center and the much needed restroom I had been looking for.
On a positive note, the view behind the visitor center was worth being there for.
Along the way, we stopped by Black Mountain Overlook.
While he didn’t want any water, he also didn’t want to move.