Chimney Rock State Park

Chimney Rock State Park
Aug 2019
September brings opportunities for all ages to learn about winged migrations

Dec 2018
Locals, especially, can confirm Western North Carolina holds a wealth of riches. From natural wonders and cultural treasures to splurge-worthy experiences, the indulgences afforded in our mountains are, in many ways, priceless.

Dec 2017
Hiking to a summit, scanning the night sky for stars, or hunting for wild delicacies are activities best experienced in fall’s crisp temperatures, when crystal clear skies and showy foliage provide a breathtaking backdrop for a day’s chosen adventure

Oct 2017
Not even Scrooge could resist the mountain area's festive offerings

Apr 2017
Dive deep into the mountains’ greatest chasms

Feb 2017
Celebrate our anniversary with top 10 lists of local albums, books, fishing spots, movies, restaurants, and more

Aug 2016
Celebrate—and help preserve—monarch butterflies during their annual migration through WNC

Apr 2016
After a century of state parks, Western North Carolina’s are more popular than ever

Apr 2015
Set out on footpaths that offer big exploration for small people

Dec 2014
Meet three celebrity rodents during Groundhog Day celebrations

May 2014
Meet 11 leaders in the quest to conserve WNC’s natural areas

Aug 2012
Catch fall migration in full flap during Flock to the Rock

Jun 2012
The deft engineering of Guilford Nanney created Chimney Rock's first trail system

Mar 2012
Turn your eyes to the skies this spring for a glimpse of WNC's fastest bird of prey—the peregrine falcon

Sep 2011
Autumn is upon us, and you can park yourself in the backyard and watch the leaves put on a show.