"Chimney Tops and Mountains' Edge" Chimney Rock by goingsolo
Chimney Rock Travel Guide: 49 reviews and 86 photos
Chimney Rock park is located just outside of Asheville. The centerpiece of this park is the 300 plus foot chimney which can be reached via elevator or a grueling series of stairs. There are other trails leading to the falls and various points of interest and all offer great views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
This is not a state run park and admission is quite steep. But its an interesting recreational opportunity and a way to explore from above and afar the beauty of the North Carolina mountains.
- Pros:Scenic park with lots of hiking opportunities.
- Cons:Expensive, hot and crowded in the summertime.
- In a nutshell:Worth visiting for its views
The cave is an interesting stopping point. Located at the base of the stairs leading to Chimney Rock, a short flight of... more travel advice
Contrary to what the sign said, this was one of the best views in the park. After reaching the Chimney, I climbed yet... more travel advice
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