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Saturday, June 6

Naturalist Niche: Buzz on Bees ***Canceled***
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost: $25 Adult, $8 Adult Annual Passholder, $15 Youth, $6 Youth Rockin’ Discovery Passholder. Advance registration required. Includes Park admission.
Chimney Rock, NC,

Bees are the pollinators in the floral community. They are also some of the hardest working insects in the world. This two-hour learning session will give you an in-depth look at the role that these fascinating creatures play in our eco-system. Plan for classroom time as well as exploring our pollinator garden during this educational experience.

***This event has been canceled***

Saturday, June 13

Chimney Rock, NC,

The Hickory Nut Gorge is home to iconic landmarks like Chimney Rock and Lake Lure but it also hosts an assortment of locally-crafted foods and drinks. A Gorge-ous Evening Out is an intimate evening event for annual passholders that features the Gorge’s natural settings while enjoying locally-made gourmet appetizers, artisanal cheese, craft beer and wine as the sun sinks behind the mountains. This event is exclusively for annual passholders only. If you would like to become an annual passholder click here.

This event has been canceled.

Monday, June 15

Summer Family Animal Encounters
Time: 2pm at Outdoor Classroom in the Meadows
Cost: Included with Park admission. Space is limited. Must pre-register below.
Chimney Rock, NC,

We are lucky to have incredible Animal Ambassadors to help us spread the word on the important roles they play in the Park. Join one of our Park Naturalists for an informal program where your family will love meeting some of our wilder teammates! Kids of all ages are sure to take home some fun facts and special memories. This added value event is included with Park admission. It will take place at an outdoor location and has a limited capacity of 25 people. We will implement appropriate practices to ensure social distancing and guest safety. Attendees must pre-register in advance. Book your spot below.

Friday, June 19

Summer Family Animal Encounters
Time: 2pm at Outdoor Classroom in the Meadows
Cost: Included with Park admission. Space is limited. Must pre-register below.
Chimney Rock, NC,

We are lucky to have incredible Animal Ambassadors to help us spread the word on the important roles they play in the Park. Join one of our Park Naturalists for an informal program where your family will love meeting some of our wilder teammates! Kids of all ages are sure to take home some fun facts and special memories. This added value event is included with Park admission. It will take place at an outdoor location and has a limited capacity of 25 people. We will implement appropriate practices to ensure social distancing and guest safety. Attendees must pre-register in advance. Book your spot below.

Saturday, June 20

Nature at Night: Last Night of Spring Hike
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost: $25 Adult, $8 Adult Annual Passholder, $15 Youth, $6 Youth Rockin’ Discovery Passholder. Advance registration required. Includes Park admission.
Chimney Rock, NC,

Ever wonder what Chimney Rock looks like after sundown? Find out during this nighttime excursion, led by a naturalist. You will want to bring water, dress appropriately for the weather, wear comfortable hiking shoes and possibly a headlamp or flashlight. Space is limited to 15, and advance registration is required. Reserve your spot below.

Monday, June 22

Summer Family Animal Encounters
Time: 2pm at Outdoor Classroom in the Meadows
Cost: Included with Park admission. Space is limited. Must pre-register below.
Chimney Rock, NC,

We are lucky to have incredible Animal Ambassadors to help us spread the word on the important roles they play in the Park. Join one of our Park Naturalists for an informal program where your family will love meeting some of our wilder teammates! Kids of all ages are sure to take home some fun facts and special memories. This added value event is included with Park admission. It will take place at an outdoor location and has a limited capacity of 25 people. We will implement appropriate practices to ensure social distancing and guest safety. Attendees must pre-register in advance. Book your spot below.

Friday, June 26

Summer Family Animal Encounters
Time: 2pm at Outdoor Classroom in the Meadows
Cost: Included with Park admission. Space is limited. Must pre-register below.
Chimney Rock, NC,

We are lucky to have incredible Animal Ambassadors to help us spread the word on the important roles they play in the Park. Join one of our Park Naturalists for an informal program where your family will love meeting some of our wilder teammates! Kids of all ages are sure to take home some fun facts and special memories. This added value event is included with Park admission. It will take place at an outdoor location and has a limited capacity of 25 people. We will implement appropriate practices to ensure social distancing and guest safety. Attendees must pre-register in advance. Book your spot below.

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