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Saturday, April 21

Earth Day

Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost: Free

Help us celebrate the NC Science Festival! Public and private conservationists have been protecting lands in and around Chimney Rock for well over 100 years.  Join state park rangers, regional biologists, and other environmental educators to learn about the great work being done to protect our beautiful landscape. Booths will be located in Chimney Rock Village behind the Old Rock Cafe, and this event will take place rain or shine.


Presenters at this year’s Earth Day include:

Appalachian State University,

Art Easel Rider

Asheville Greenworks

Blue Ridge EVE Club

Conserving Carolina

Civilian Conservation Corps

Chimney Rock Management, LLC.

Earth Shine Nature Programs

City of Hendersonville

Frugal Backpacker

Hands On!

Headwaters Outfitters

Holmes Educational State Forest

Kids in Parks Track Trail

KidSenses Museum

Lake Lure Environmental

Lake Lure Flowering Bridge

Mineral and Lapidary Museum

National Cave Rescue Commission

NC Arboretum

NC Clean Air

NC State Extension

NCDOT Roadside Environmental Unit

Rutherford County Soil & Water Conservation

Weed Action Coalition of Hickory Nut Gorge

Environmental Quality Institute


Saturday, April 21
11:00 am - 3:00 pm