Month: September 2018

Celebrating the 10th Annual Flock to the Rock

September 24, 2018

Birders young and old enjoyed a day of informational programs, hands-on activities and live flight shows during the 10th Annual Flock to the Rock.

Chimney Rock Reopens

September 19, 2018

The Park will reopen on Tuesday, Sept. 18, to the public. All trails except for the Four Seasons trail have reopened.

Park Closed as a Precaution to Hurricane Florence

September 14, 2018

Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park will be closing on Friday, Sept. 14 through at least Sunday, Sept. 16 as a safety precaution due to the potential impact from heavy rain, high winds and rising water from Hurricane Florence. The Park’s two birding events which were scheduled for this weekend, Flock to the Rock Read More

Work begins to stabilize upper retaining wall

September 4, 2018

The first day of work to stabilize the Park’s upper retaining wall is underway. Contractors are hopeful the upper parking lot will reopen in about two weeks after work is complete.

Park to become hike-in only Park Tuesday, Sept. 4

September 3, 2018

Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park will become a hike-in only Park starting on Tuesday, Sept.4, when state contractors begin work to stabilize its upper parking lot. Over Memorial Day weekend, Subtropical Storm Alberto caused a section of the retaining wall on the upper parking lot to collapse. The Park was closed for two Read More