Endorsed by Curators:
Legal public access and parking for Eagle Rock in Chimney Rock State Park can be found here!
The primary access to Eagle Rock is at Buffalo Creek Park along the 8.5 mile Weed Patch Mountain Bike Trail in Lake Lure. this parking area can be accessed at 2191 Buffalo Creek Rd, Lake Lure, NC 28746. http://www.townoflakelure.com/weed-patch-mountain-trail-brings-buffalo.php
Chimney Rock State Park is providing limited access to Eagle Rock in Buncombe County. Currently parking is limited to 8 parking spaces on state park property. As funding and land become available the park will be seeking better alternatives. For questions about this access, please call 828-625-1823.
Terms and Conditions
This parking area is accessed through a locked gate. At the time of registration you will get a combination for the gate. You are responsible for closing and locking the gate behind you with each passage. The road to the parking area is a one-way gravel logging road which may be difficult to traverse if you have a vehicle with low ground clearance. Trailers and vehicles larger than a 15-passenger van are prohibited. Each registration is good for only one parking space per day.
No overnight parking. Visitors are limited to the hours between 8 a.m. and8 p.m.
Do not park on private property. Violation of any of these terms and conditions could result in a citation or your vehicle being towed.