Humpback Rocks Visitor Center & Mountain Farm
The north end of this place offers sweeping valley vistas and scenic hardwood forests. Just five miles in, The Humpback Rocks Visitor Center illustrates the cultural and natural features blent that define the remaining parts of the parkway.
Start your visit at the visitor center and explore the Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm grounds, depicting 1890s Appalachian life. This wonderful outdoor place allows you to step back from the everyday hustle and bustle and enter the past life without indoor plumbing and electricity. The Mountain Farm has many places to explore, including the “bear-proof” pigpen, chicken coup, barn, cabin, and spring house.
During winter, visitors can walk a short trail to tour this place, but in summer, these historic buildings are open to the public for viewing. This place features a picnic area where you can snack at 91-site; the Humpback Rocks Picnic Area offers comfort stations, tables, and charcoal grills.
Besides the previously mentioned amenities, the Humpback Rocks area offers three fun hiking trails and access to the famous Appalachian Trail, which runs through Maine and Georgia.