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By Heather Boydston

Chimney Rocks: The place for serenity, picnics, and a view


Last updated 9/12/2019 at 12:09pm

Heather Boydston

Jeff and Lorie Bowers of Lakemont with their 8- and 10-year-old puppies Mugsy and Syd. The family recently enjoyed the park at Chimney Rocks.

Some days Chimney Rocks has little to no visitors. The Saturday before school started was different.

This reporter was cruising around Hollidaysburg and ended up at Chimney Rocks. When I pulled into the parking lot, I was surprised that both the lower and upper parking lots were full. As I started up the gravel path, I witnessed men playing with a Frisbee and children playing on the playset. Hikers were scaling the towering limestone wall, and others enjoying that view of historic Hollidaysburg.

Jeff and Lorie Bowers of Lakemont said that they love coming up to Chimney Rocks with their two...

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