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Chimney Rock State Park gets bigger

(Dec. 15, 2015) -- Thanks to collaboration among The Nature Conservancy, the state and private landowners, Chimney Rock State Park is growing.

CHIMNEY ROCK, N.C. — Thanks to collaboration among The Nature Conservancy, the state and private landowners, Chimney Rock State Park is growing, according to WRAL.

Media outlets report the Nature Conservancy recently transferred 536 acres to the North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation, which will add them to Chimney Rock State Park, WRAL reported.

The park was established in 2007 and is now 6,200 acres. Conservancy spokesman Fred Annand said with the recent land parcel.

To read the full story by WRAL, click here.

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Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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