~ 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)
On December 1, 2012 rangers at Chimney Rock State Park hosted a trail work day at the Rumbling Bald Climbing Access area off Boys Camp Road in Lake Lure. The park acquired the climbing area in 2008, but it has long been used by the public for climbing, bouldering, and…