Chimney Rock Elevator working again
Just in time for peak leaf viewing season, the 26-story elevator has re-opened at Chimney Rock. The elevator was closed temporarily leaving people with no choice, but to take a 25-minute hike to enjoy the 75-mile scenic view overlooking Lake Lure. An additional power line was installed so that the elevator and Sky Lounge are now running on separate lines, reducing the risk of power interruptions to maintain consistent elevator service. Admission to Chimney Rock is $12 for adult, $6 for ages 5-15 and free for kids under five.