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24th Annual Santa on the Chimney

24th Annual Santa on the Chimney

Chimney Rock has become Santa’s favorite place to train for his big night of deliveries. There’s no way he could make it down so many chimneys without practice. What better place to prepare and stay in shape than on one of the world’s largest chimneys at Chimney Rock State Park? Make your…

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24th Annual Santa on the Chimney

24th Annual Santa on the Chimney

Chimney Rock has become Santa’s favorite place to train for his big night of deliveries. There’s no way he could make it down so many chimneys without practice. What better place to prepare and stay in shape than on one of the world’s largest chimneys at Chimney Rock State Park? Make your…

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Tales of the Trail

Tales of the Trail

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 introduces you to woodland creatures and how they live. Groups will be led along a lighted, half-mile loop trail to meet costumed animal characters and receive fun…

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13th Annual Flock to the Rock

13th Annual Flock to the Rock

Start Flock to the Rock out with a bevy of birds! This early bird walk was designed to start before the Park opens to ensure participants get the best chance to encounter a variety of birds. Taking place during fall migration also enhances the number of species expected to be in our area. This hike…

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National Get Outdoors Day

National Get Outdoors Day

This nature holiday is a great excuse for people to not only get out and enjoy the great outdoors, but it is also a great opportunity to learn some fun outdoor activities. Chimney Rock will host a variety of outdoor specialists and vendors that will give you information and gear demonstrations on…

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65th Annual Easter Sunrise Service

65th Annual Easter Sunrise Service

Please Note: This year’s service will be streamed virtually on our Facebook page. Please tune in at 7 am on April 4 to celebrate our 65th Annual Easter Sunrise Service.

Celebrate the glory of Easter with song, scripture and spiritual music as a spectacular sunrise ascends over Lake Lure….

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Santa on the Chimney

There’s no way Santa could make it down so many chimneys without practice. What better place to prepare for his Christmas deliveries and stay in shape than on one of the world’s largest chimneys at Chimney Rock State Park? Make your list and bring it to Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy live holiday…

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Santa on the Chimney

Santa on the Chimney

There’s no way Santa could make it down so many chimneys without practice. What better place to prepare for his Christmas deliveries and stay in shape than on one of the world’s largest chimneys at Chimney Rock State Park? Make your list and bring it to Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy live holiday…

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Santa on the Chimney

Santa on the Chimney

There’s no way Santa could make it down so many chimneys without practice. What better place to prepare for his Christmas deliveries and stay in shape than on one of the world’s largest chimneys at Chimney Rock State Park? Make your list and bring it to Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy live holiday…

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Santa on the Chimney

There’s no way Santa could make it down so many chimneys without practice. What better place to prepare for his Christmas deliveries and stay in shape than on one of the world’s largest chimneys at Chimney Rock State Park? Make your list and bring it to Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy live holiday…

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Santa on the Chimney

Santa on the Chimney

There’s no way Santa could make it down so many chimneys without practice. What better place to prepare for his Christmas deliveries and stay in shape than on one of the world’s largest chimneys at Chimney Rock State Park? Make your list and bring it to Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy live holiday…

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Park in the Dark

Park in the Dark

Fundraiser for the Friends of Chimney Rock State Park
On Saturday, October 12th from 7:30pm – 10pm (weather permitting), come celebrate the autumn season by watching nightfall from the top of Chimney Rock. Your family will enjoy hands-on activities, nature stations, storytelling around the…

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11th Annual Flock to the Rock

Join one of Western North Carolina’s most popular Annual events, Flock to the Rock, at Chimney Rock State Park. Originally created to help folks understand why Hickory Nut Gorge is such a premier birding location, this event has grown in size and popularity every year. You don’t have to be an…

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