Chimney Rock

Santa rappels down the Chimney at Chimney Rock Park. more


Heavy rains from subtropical storm Alberto caused a portion of the road leading into the park and a retaining wall on the upper parking lot to collapse. more



Chimney Rock State Park Photo

When an announcement shot across my desktop proclaiming that Old St. Nick would pay a December visit to Chimney Rock State Park, I paid attention. He’d spend the day rappelling the Chimney, the release explained, perfecting his technique. more


Chimney Rock

Helen Hopper Photos

If you have ever stood on the mile-high swinging bridge at the top of Grandfather Mountain or on the towering rock formation that gives Chimney Rock Park its name, you will recognize these familiar landmarks. more