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Chimney Rock State Park

Chimney Rock State Park in North Carolina on April 3, 2021. Photo by Peter Stringer

Chimney Rock State Park is a North Carolina state park in Chimney Rock, Rutherford County, North Carolina in the United States. The 8,014-acre (32. 43 km2) park is located 25 miles (40 km) southeast of Asheville, North Carolina, and is owned and managed by the state of North Carolina. The park features hiking trails for all skill levels, views of the Devil’s Head balancing rock, and a 404-foot (123 m) waterfall, Hickory Nut Falls. Its most notable feature is a 315-foot (96 m) granite monolith named Chimney Rock, which is accessible by elevator and provides views of the park and surrounding countryside.

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Roan Mountain State Park (51.2 miles)
Grandfather Mountain State Park (51.9 miles)
Grandfather Mountain (52.5 miles)
Charlies Bunion (64.6 miles)
Mt Le Conte (68.4 miles)
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Chimney Rock State Park, 431 Main St
Chimney Rock, North Carolina 28720

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