Come see Santa on the chimney. He will be climbing the chimney at Chimney Rock State Park. No additional cost with paid park admission.
Discover the best things to do in Chimney Rock, NC, which is adjacent to Lake Lure, NC. Find top Chimney Rock events, Chimney Rock hiking, waterfalls, restaurants, Chimney Rock lodging, shops and more.
AroundLakeLure.com brings you our best picks for packing in a day of fun in the sun enjoying our area parks, paths and scenic trails in and within a short drive of Lake Lure, NC.
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park will celebrate a milestone on Sunday, May 21– the Park’s 10th Anniversary as a State Park. The Park will collect canned items for Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach. Enjoy a hike, cake, music and more.
Our alphabetical guide for exploring Lake Lure, North Carolina. Whether it’s fun on the lake, in the mountains or exploring the surrounding areas, it’s the hub for all things fun.
Enjoy this list of favorite waterfall hikes around Lake Lure, NC. All waterfalls are within an hour of Lake Lure Town Center. Includes pictures, facts, highlights and links to trail reviews.
Nine renowned authors who have written about the Appalachian outdoors will gather at Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park to autograph books, give presentations and be available for one-on-one chats with fans.
If you missed the performance by the Symphony at the Gathering Place in Chimney Rock Village last spring, you’re in luck. The Symphony will be back to perform again this year on Saturday, May 14 as the Grand Finale of SpringGo 2016.
Duke Power has already completed their work running power lines up the mountain to the elevator — and beginning April 13 the Park will be OPEN daily at 8:30am! The elevator remains out of service. Check here for updates.
Weekly Fall color reports and fall event details from Chimney Rock Park help leaf peepers plan their visit during peak colors so you know where and when to go to see peak color.
Learn all about the history and future of North Carolina’s most iconic landmark, Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock Park. A legacy of brothers told by Todd Morse.
Ten renowned authors who have written about Appalachia will gather for Writers on the Rock at Chimney Rock State Park. Get book autographs, enjoy presentations and have one-on-one chats with the authors.
The Subway, Grotto and Pulpit Rock, long-time, popular features on the Outcroppings trail at Chimney Rock State Park, have reopened after being closed since 2008. The features offer incredible views of Lake Lure, the Hickory Nut Gorge and the Carolina Piedmont that are unique to the Outcroppings trail.