2007 Timelines: History

Foothills Conservancy led efforts that secured legislative authorization for a new state park in the Hickory Nut Gorge and helped secure Chimney Rock and other lands for the new Chimney Rock State Park.

 

Land Protection Record

 

Tract Designation County Acres
Catawba Falls Access FCNC Acquisition McDowell 23
Chimney Rock Chimney Rock State Park Rutherford 996
Cane Creek Mountain I Chimney Rock State Park Rutherford 100
Barron Farm I South Mountains State Park Burke 120
Hall Knob South Mountains State Park Burke 218
Johns River Gameland NC Wildlife Resources Commission Burke 2,770

TOTAL:

4,227