Sculptured Rocks Natural Area, which spans 272 acres, is a unique example of nature's powerful yet delicate artistry. The Cockermouth River carved a narrow canyon in bedrock on its way to Newfound Lake, beginning as the last ice age drew to a close. Nature used grains of sand suspended in the current to carve the walls of the canyon into curious shapes and create potholes in the bedrock.
This park is always open for recreation unless closed or restricted by posting. During the off-season the park is typically not staffed and comfort stations are not available.
The off-season poses unique risks inherent when participating in outdoor recreational activities. Please be aware that many State Park areas and trails are not staffed during the off-season, and day-use fees are not collected. Recreationists should possess the necessary knowledge, skill, and equipment to ensure their own safety. Users assume all risk while recreating in State Park lands.
Are pets allowed at Sculptured Rocks Natural Area?
Pets are permitted in the park.
Friday, Aug 12, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Wednesday, Aug 17, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time
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