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Things to do in Chimney Rock

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Ranked #1 of 4 attractions in Chimney Rock
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Geologic Formations; Parks; Hiking Trails; Outdoors
Owner description: Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park is an international outdoor destination in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western NC,... more » Owner description: Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park is an international outdoor destination in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western NC, attracting visitors from around the world. Highlights include:- 75-mile panoramic views overlooking Lake Lure- 404-foot waterfall, one of the highest of its kind east of the Mississippi River- The Last of the Mohicans scenes were filmed here, and Dirty Dancing was filmed in adjacent Lake Lure- ancient geologic formations- 198-foot tunnel & elevator inside the mountain- five scenic hiking trails- guided rock climbing & moreThe Park's modernized elevator offers a handicap-accessible 35-sec. ride to the iconic Chimney, an alternative to "nature's Ultimate Stairmaster," the Outcroppings trail. Chimney Rock has something for everyone from the family-friendly Great Woodland Adventure trail to the stunning Skyline trail to Exclamation Point. Recognized as one of the Southeast’s most iconic outdoor attractions, Chimney Rock is located 25 miles southeast of Asheville on Highway 64/74A in Chimney Rock, NC. « less
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Ranked #2 of 4 attractions in Chimney Rock
Owner description: Come experience the excitement of prospecting for gemstones! We are located on the banks of the Rocky Broad River in historic... more » Owner description: Come experience the excitement of prospecting for gemstones! We are located on the banks of the Rocky Broad River in historic Chimney Rock Village (just 20 minutes from Asheville). Rock & minerals of all kinds have been found like:Emerald, Ruby, Garnet, Peridot, Amethyst,and many more! We provide the equipment & we guarantee a find every time. « less
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