Chimney Rock State Park  »  Hours of Operation

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Operating Hours for Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park are subject to change throughout the seasons. Consult this website or chimneyrockpark.com for up-to-date information when planning your visit.

March 8 - October 31: 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Ticket sales and admission end at 5:30 p.m.

November 1-25: 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Ticket sales and admission end at 4:30 p.m.

November 26: Closed for Thanksgiving Day

November 27-29: 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Ticket sales and admission end at 4:30 p.m.

November 30 - December 24: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Closed Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Ticket sales and admission end at 4:30 p.m.

December 25: Closed for Christmas Day

December 26-31: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Ticket sales and admission end at 4:30 p.m.
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Rumbling Bald Climbing Access Hours:
January - February: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
March - April: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
May - August: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
September - October: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
November - December: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Closed December 25, Christmas Day.
There is no fee for this access.