Chimney State Rock Park is a wonderland for nature lovers and is one of the most popular state parks near Asheville, NC. Travelers come far and wide to experience the breathtaking scenery of wildlife, North Carolina mountains, rare plants, and the 500-million-year-old Chimney Rock. For 25 years, Chimney State Rock Park has had a holiday event where families can come to get Christmas photos with Santa and enjoy other fun holiday activities and treats.
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Get Your Christmas Photos at Chimney Rock State Park
Get your Christmas photos this year at the stunning 500-million-year-old monolith at Chimney Rock State Park. Experience the best views of the breathtaking North Carolina mountains, Lake Lure, and Hickory Nut Gorge on the top of Chimney Rock. You’ll need to drive up a winding three-mile road to the spacious parking area to reach the top. Then you can choose your challenge of either climbing 500 steps or riding the elevator and climbing a short staircase.
Join In on the 25th Annual Santa on the Chimney Event
Delivering presents to kids worldwide in one night requires a lot of physical fitness. That’s why for 25 years, Santa has come to one of the largest chimneys in the world to prepare. At the 25th annual Santa on the Chimney event at Chimney Rock State Park, you can get your Christmas photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy live holiday music, sip hot cocoa, and meet live Chimney Rock State Park animal ambassadors. Your kids will even get a chance to write a letter to Santa!
Location: Enjoy holiday fun and get your Christmas photos at Chimney Rock State Park, 431 Main St, Chimney Rock, NC 28720.
Cost: The event is free with the regular admission price. Chimney State Park admission is $17 per adult, $8 for each child aged 5-15, and ages four and under get in for free!
When: The 25th annual Santa on the Chimney event will be on Saturday, December 3, 2022, from 11 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and on Saturday, December 10, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.