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Chimney Rock NC - Give it Your Best Shot! Fall Photo Contest

Chimney Rock Fall Photo Contest

"Chimney Rock: Give it Your Best Shot!

Fall Photo Contest is Underway
September 1st - November 30th

Every season, each and every day, offers something new at Chimney Rock. Just because the leaves don't debut their most beautiful colors until October, doesn't mean you can't find some really awesome subjects to photograph this month. 

Watch for a curious look from a participant on the guided hike or the sense of accomplishment from a rider at the Race to the Rock. How about that view of leaves floating in the breeze or the hawks flying overhead? Capture that special moment or scene on your camera, enter it in our seasonal photo contest and tell us about it. 

We'll use the winning entries on our website and Facebook album, and you'll win some fun prizes. Photos must be taken within the Chimney Rock section of the Park. For the complete contest rules and submission guidelines, go to


Sharing Your View of Chimney Rock

To capture a winning photo that fits the theme, you'll want to get out and explore the Park. Different interpretations of the theme could include the smiling faces of your kids as they summit the Chimney for the first time, the look of joy on your sweetheart's face as you propose marriage or even the Park's unique geological formations or stunning views.  

All winning and finalist photos will be featured with photo credits on the Chimney Rock website, Facebook album and winners' Pinterest board. Winners will receive one of the following: 

First Prize – An overnight getaway to Hickory Nut Gorge with a stay at the historic 1927 Lake Lure Inn & Spa, two passes to Chimney Rock, brunch for two at the 1927 Lake Lure Inn & Spa, and two tickets for a tour with Lake Lure Boat Tours.

Second Place – A Chimney Rock prize package including two passes to Chimney Rock, lunch for two at the Old Rock Café and two tickets for a tour with Lake Lure Boat Tours.

People's Choice – Selected by our Facebook fans, the winning photo will be featured as the cover photo of our Facebook page for two weeks and the cover of our Pinterest board of winning photos. Prize includes two Park admission tickets, lunch for two at the Old Rock Café and a $20 gift certificate for Old Time Photo in Chimney Rock Village.

For more information on the contest or how to submit your photo(s), call (828) 625-9611 or email us at

Winners will be notified and announced in December at and on Chimney Rock's social media channels.

September 19, 2018

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Chimney Rock , NC 28720

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