~ 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)
Ever wondered what Chimney Rock State Park was like after dark? Well now is your chance…October 24th is Park in Dark! See below for details. Dates: Oct 24th Cost: $5 per person (children 4 and under are free) Ages: all Availability: A special event to benefit Friends of Chimney Rock…
September 26 – Rainbow Falls Hike – 10:00am to 2:00pm This strenous 1.5 mile hike follows an old logging road to the base of Rainbow Falls. The Hike is free for current Friends members. Chimney Rock State Park passholders may attend for a donation. Space is limited. Call 828-625-1823 to…
Communications and marketing Website Content/Photos & articles Regular newsletter T-Shirt Letterhead, business cards, stationary Annual event Media coordinator Revenue Appreciation / recognition program – annual event Annual (dinner, festival) fundraisers Participation for grants for various projects Annual giving program (individuals) Grow membership (PayPal) Projects Rumbling Bald reroute /build…
Park Projects and Volunteer Support: Workday for the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid treatment Promotion for Music on the Mountain at Chimney Rock Adopt a Boulder Trail Work Day for Rumbling Bald Trail Participation in Park and Community Festivals Carolina Climbers Coalition donated $3000 from the Rumble in the Rhodos Event. This money…