Nov
23
Fri
Family Animal Encounters @ Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park Tickets
Nov 23 @ 2:00 pm – Nov 25 @ 2:30 pm
Family Animal Encounters @ Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park | Chimney Rock | North Carolina | United States

We are lucky to have incredible Animal Educators 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. Then, grab a Track Trail brochure at the Animal Discovery Den and round out the day with a hike along our Great Woodland Adventure trail with 12 education stations. Don’t forget your camera!

Nov
24
Sat
Naturalist Niche: Ecology of Chimney Rock @ Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park Tickets
Nov 24 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Naturalist Niche: Ecology of Chimney Rock @ Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park | Chimney Rock | North Carolina | United States

Of course, we are known for our amazing views, but some of the most incredible aspects of this area are often overlooked. Local naturalist Clint Calhoun has spent decades researching and studying what makes the ecology of Chimney Rock State Park and Hickory Nut Gorge so unique. Join him for this moderate hike to learn so much more about what makes our area so special.

Dec
29
Sat
Naturalist Niche: Winter Tree ID @ Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park Tickets
Dec 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Naturalist Niche: Winter Tree ID @ Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park | Chimney Rock | North Carolina | United States

It’s no surprise that recognizing trees without their leaves can be tricky! Bark, twigs and buds are your best tools when familiarizing yourself with our woody friends this time of year. Join naturalist and author Ron Lance to demystify the art of knowing your trees no matter the season. This hike is considered moderate.

Space is limited to 15. Please use the link below to register. Cost includes Park admission for the day.