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Upcoming Events:

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 11:30am
Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 11:00am
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 9:30am

Take a Walk in the Park Day

Put down your smart phone and join us for National Take A Walk in a Park Day. Our Naturalist will lead several guided hikes throughout the day, we’ll have Kids in Parks onsite sharing information about their Track Trail Program and Frugal Backpacker sharing tips about packing the perfect hiking bag and choosing the right hiking gear for your adventure.

A portion of Park admission on this day will go to the Kids in Parks program.

 

Event Schedule

11 am. – Event kicks off with family hike along Hickory Nut Falls trail

11am-2pm- Kids in Parks hosts informational session about Track Trail Program

11am-2pm- Frugal Backpacker “How to Pack a Day Pack” and “Hiking Pole Basics” demonstrations

1-2 pm- Hike with a Doctor from Rutherford Regional Health  along the Great Woodland Adventure trail

Date of Event: 
Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
Start Location: 
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park
Contact:

743 Chimney Rock Park Road
Chimney Rock, NC 28720

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

Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park:
800-277-9611
visit@chimneyrockpark.com

 

Map of North Carolina

GPS: 35.439814, -82.248554

 

*CHIMNEY ROCK AT CHIMNEY ROCK STATE PARK:
  • 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.

 

**RUMBLING BALD AND EAGLE ROCK 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

**There is no fee for this access.