~ ABOUT OUR GROUP ~
The “Friends of Chimney Rock State Park” is a 501-C-3 non-profit organization that supports Chimney Rock State Park through volunteering and fundraising with a focus on recreational access, education, and protection of the ecological resources within Hickory Nut Gorge.
To protect & encourage outdoor recreation in Chimney Rock State Park through access and ecological education.
~ EXPLORE THE PARK ~
~ EVENTS ~
Junior Ranger & Rogue Ranger Programs
'Four Seasons' Hiking Series
Volunteer Trail Days & Invasive Removal
Park in the Dark (Fall) & Park in the Moonlight(Spring)
November 5, 2017 10am-4pm Hike to where the Party Rock Fire started, on the one year anniversary of it’s inception. Bring water, a lunch, and wear sturdy shoes. This strenuous hike will start at 10 am and end a 4 pm. Meet at the Chimney Rock State Park Ticket Plaza…
September 23, 2017 10am-4pm Join a Park Ranger as we see how the Party Rock Fire effected Round Top Mountain. Bring water, a lunch, and wear sturdy shoes. This strenuous 3-mile hike will start at 10 am and end a 4 pm. Meet at the Chimney Rock State Park Ticket…
We have two events coming up in January 2017! Four Season’s Hike The Story of the Party Rock Fire – January 14 from 10 am-2 pm. Rumbling Bald Access Area. We will start the hike telling the story of the fire and continue along the trail to survey what the…
Our Annual Meeting will be open to the public on Sept. 6 at 6:30 pm at the Old Rock Café in Chimney Rock Village, NC. We will have some snacks and refreshments so please join us to find out how you can help support Chimney Rock State Park.