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Scale Back Your Fear with Year of the Snake program

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Scale Back Your Fear with Year of the Snake program

2019 is the Year of the Snakes in North Carolina's state parks. 
The tradition continues as North Carolina State Parks celebrates its annual theme, "The Year of the Snake." Chimney Rock State Park will offer a variety of Snake programs throughout the summer months.  Experience a Snake program from one of our Park Rangers, and learn about Snake Identification, How to Co-Existing with Snakes, and fun Snake Craft Activities. 

Do you know which species of snakes live in your neighborhood?  Do you know the life span of a Snake?  Do you know how Snakes survive the winter?  
Come find out the answers and bring along your curiousity,

Watch where you Step, be Safe, and Have a Naturally Wonderful Experience.

Date of Event: 
Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Start Location: 
Worlds Edge 1040 Worlds Edge Road Hendersonville, NC 28792

Hike Length and Difficulty: 
Moderate 1-mile round trip hike

Map of North Carolina

 

Contact

State park office

828-625-1823
chimney.rock@ncparks.gov
 

Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park

800-277-9611
visit@chimneyrockpark.com

 

Addresses

Chimney Rock access
and park office

743 Chimney Rock Park Road
Chimney Rock, NC 28720

GPS: 35.432799, -82.25026

 

Rumbling Bald access

827 Boys Camp Road
Lake Lure, NC 29746

GPS: 35.4434, -82.2194

 

Eagle Rock access*

1911 Shumont Road
Black Mountain, NC 28711

GPS: 35.4722, -82.2423
*Reservation required for parking

 

Mailing address

P.O. Box 220
Chimney Rock, NC 28720

 

Hours

  • January 1 to March 9:
    10:00am to 6:00pm
    Ticket sales and admission end at 4:30pm
     
  • March 10 to November 2:
    8:30am to 7:00pm
    Ticket sales and admission end at 5:30pm
     
  • November 3 to December 31:
    8:30am to 6:00pm
    Ticket sales and admission end at 4:30pm
     
  • Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
     

*PLEASE NOTE: Operating hours for Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park are subject to change throughout the seasons. Visit this website or chimneyrockpark.com for up-to-date information when planning your visit.
 

There is no fee for these accesses.

  • January to February:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
     
  • March to April:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • May to August:
    8:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • September to October:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • November to December:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

Reserve a parking space at Eagle Rock