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Chimney Rock’s Newest Feature is Open

Chimney Rock State Park is excited to announce the opening of their latest feature- Crevice Pass. This new access allows visitors to make their way through a narrow opening between two massive rocks to a landing along the Outcroppings trail.

Hiking Catawba Falls – Beautiful Waterfall Hike in Old Fort, NC

Detailed Trail Review of Catawba Falls hike located in Old Fort, NC. One of the best waterfalls in WNC we’ve had the privilege to explore! Located on an isolated tract of Pisgah National Forest property, it’s dog-friendly, has great trails and amenities and the waterfall itself is a breathtaking 100-foot fall with multiple cascades and levels.

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Hiking Florence Nature Preserve Gerton, NC

Detailed Trail Review of Florence Nature Preserve. This is a great dog friendly trail with creeks, cabin ruin, small waterfalls, rock outcroppings and a meadow. Very beautiful, well marked and well maintained.

Triple Crown Rumbling Bald Mountain – Lake Lure, NC

Climbers from around the country came to Lake Lure, NC for the Triple Crown Rumbling Bald Mountain event. A premiere location added to this Bouldering Series.

Rutherfordton, NC Launches Four New Trails

Rutherfordton, NC launches four new trails perfect for walking, running and family outings – The Gold Mile, Historic Downtown Walking Tour, Kid’s Main St. Safari and The Purple Martin Greenway.

Donald Ross Nature Trail Park: Best Dog Hiking Trails in Lake Lure

Donald Ross Nature Trail Park is a very dog friendly park in Lake Lure. It has very well maintained trails and two big, open fields to let the dogs run. There are also plenty of picnic tables and pretty views.

DuPont State Forest Waterfalls Trail Hike – Near Lake Lure, NC

DuPont State Forest is 10,400+ acres and has four major waterfalls located on the Little River – Hooker Falls, Triple Falls, High Falls and Bridal Veil Falls. Simply magnificent!

Hiking Catawba Falls – Beautiful Waterfall Hike in Old Fort, NC

Detailed Trail Review of Catawba Falls hike located in Old Fort, NC. One of the best waterfalls in WNC we’ve had the privilege to explore! Located on an isolated tract of Pisgah National Forest property, it’s dog-friendly, has great trails and amenities and the waterfall itself is a breathtaking 100-foot fall with multiple cascades and levels.

Chimney Rock Park: A Legacy of Brothers — Exploring the History and Future of North Carolina’s Most Iconic Landmark

Learn all about the history and future of North Carolina’s most iconic landmark, Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock Park. A legacy of brothers told by Todd Morse.