~ 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)
Guests can once again experience the beauty of the trail and its 404-foot waterfall CHIMNEY ROCK, N.C. (April 30, 2014)— After almost a year and a half closure due to a massive rock slide, the Hickory Nut Falls trail at Chimney Rock State Park has reopened, just in time for…
Thanks to the Carolina Climbers Coalition for their donation of $3000 from the Rumble in the Rhodos Event. This money will be used for gravel in updating trails. Also, thanks to Hedrick Industries for assisting the Friends of Chimney Rock State Park with a discount on gravel to update trails!!
Watch this awesome news story of the legend of Rumbling Bald! http://www.wral.com/lifestyles/travel/video/12475572/#/vid12475572