A Gorge-ous Evening Out

Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park 431 Main St, Chimney Rock

The Hickory Nut Gorge is home to iconic landmarks like Chimney Rock and Lake Lure, but did you know it’s also host to an...

Naturalist Niche: Watershed Hike

Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park 431 Main St, Chimney Rock

Hickory Nut Falls is one of the highest waterfalls east of the Mississippi River. A common question often asked by park guests is where...

Park in the Dark

Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park 431 Main St, Chimney Rock

Celebrate the beginning of summer vacation by seeing day turn to night from the top of the rock. Families will enjoy hands-on activities, nature...

Father’s Day Weekend Special

Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park 431 Main St, Chimney Rock

Celebrate dad and all he’s done for you with a getaway to Chimney Rock to enjoy incredible views and scenic hiking with the family....

July 4th Weekend Family Fun

Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park 431 Main St, Chimney Rock

July 4th is the ultimate summer holiday to spend with family and friends and Chimney Rock is the perfect place to do it. From...

Family Animal Encounters

Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park 431 Main St, Chimney Rock

Chimney Rock Park has animal educators who help spread the word on the important roles they play in the park. Join a park naturalist...

Naturalist Niche: Big Tree Walk

Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park 431 Main St, Chimney Rock

Old-growth stands can be found in rare pockets throughout the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains. One of those small areas is right here in...

Family Animal Encounters

Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park 431 Main St, Chimney Rock

Chimney Rock Park has animal educators who help spread the word on the important roles they play in the park. Join a park naturalist...

Race to the Rock 5K Run or 25-Mile Bike Ride

Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park 431 Main St, Chimney Rock

The grand finale of the 15th annual Lake Lure Olympiad, a three-day family sports festival that showcases the beautiful scenery of Lake Lure and...

Naturalist Niche: Nature at Night

Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park 431 Main St, Chimney Rock

What do the creatures at Chimney Rock do after the last guest has gone home? Find out during this nighttime excursion, when wildlife is...

Park in the Dark Event

Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park 431 Main St, Chimney Rock

There will be an evening fundraiser for the Friends of Chimney Rock State Park. On Saturday, Oct. 12, from 7:30 to 10pm, weather permitting,...

$8 – $20

Spring Homeschool Day

Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park 431 Main St, Chimney Rock

Our annual Spring Homeschool Day is a wonderful way to start the warmer season with a day full of learning. Programs are designed to...

$5 – $15

12th Annual Flock to the Rock

Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park 431 Main St, Chimney Rock

Join us for one of Western North Carolina’s most popular annual events, Flock to the Rock. Originally created to help folks understand why Hickory...

$8 – $17

Tales of the Trail **New Fall Event**

Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park 431 Main St, Chimney Rock

Come experience a unique, guided night hike that is fun for the whole family. Tales of the Trail is a non-scary, fall event that...

$8 – $20

23rd Annual Santa on the Chimney

Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park 431 Main St, Chimney Rock

Since 1997, Santa has visited Chimney Rock to train for his big night of deliveries. There’s no way Santa could make it down so...

$8 – $17