First Day Hike

Launch a new year at Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park during this First Day Hike. A Park Ranger will lead visitors from the front entrance of the park along the 3-mile main road to the base of the Rock. Hikers will learn about the Park’s fascinating history during their trek. A shuttle service will be provided back to the front gate at the end of the hike. Hike participants can return to the Park for the day at no charge. Hikers should wear comfortable shoes, dress appropriately for the weather and bring plenty of water.


Meet at the Old Rock Café, 431 Main St.,Chimney Rock, NC 28720, at 8 am. Advance registration is not required. Please call the state park office at 828-625-1823 if you have any questions.

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