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Climbing and Rappelling at McConnells Mill State Park

Two climbing and rappelling areas at McConnells Mill State Park are available to properly equipped and experienced climbers:

  • Rim Road
  • Breakneck Bridge

The Rim Road Climbing Area is across the creek from the Old Mill. Limited parking is available along Rim Road, access the area from McConnells Mill Road, west of the covered bridge.

The Breakneck Bridge area is more advanced and rugged.

Numerous accidents have occurred in this area resulting in serious injuries. Please exercise extreme caution when climbing or hiking in these areas.

Rappelling is prohibited from the bridges, rocky areas along park roads, or any other areas outside of the two designated climbing areas.