North Carolina State Parks

Chimney Rock Park at Chimney Rock State Park

View Amenities
  • The Park boasts 75-mile views, 5 different hiking trails, a 404-foot waterfall, rare plant life, a picnic area, unique rock formations, an Animal Discovery Den, a variety of birds and more.
  • A 26-story elevator inside the mountain for easy access
  • The park was one of the film locations for the movie “The Last of the Mohicans”
  • Located 18 miles east of Hendersonville
  • Check web site for hours and fees

Mount Mitchell State Park

2388 NC-128
Burnsville, NC 28714
View Amenities

Mount Mitchell State Park is the highest point East of the Mississippi at 6,684 feet offering breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Northeast of Asheville off Blue Ridge Parkway on NC 128

  • Nature Trails
  • Hiking
  • Picnic Area
  • Camping

Open Weather Permitting