Chimney Rock Park Events Calendar

Events for September 2013

6th Annual Flock to the Rock
Dates: Sep 21st - Sep 22nd
Time: Program and walk times coming soon
Cost: No additional cost with paid Park admission
The regionís premier fall migration birding event is held at Chimney Rock, an official site on the NC Birding Trail. It features live Birds of Prey programs with a Red-tailed Hawk and Great Horned Owl, bird walks led by local experts, workshops like bird photography and hummingbirds, plus family nature walks and owl pellet dissection for kids.

Chimney Rock is home to 130+ species of birds throughout the year, including warblers, vireos, tanagers, woodpeckers, thrushes, owls and birds of prey, including the Peregrine Falcon. This prime birding weekend coincides with the annual hawk migration when dozens, sometimes hundreds, of hawks can be seen on their flight south. Learn more about birding at Chimney Rock.

Gradyís Wildlife of WNC
Dates: Sep 28th - Sep 29th
Time: 2pm
Cost: Included with Park admission
Ages: Fun for all ages
Meet some of Gradyís live woodland friends or possibly our birds of prey, a Red-tailed hawk and Great Horned Owl, and learn about their natural habitats. Programs vary. Held at 2pm in the Outdoor Classroom on the Meadows.

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