Sunset at the Swinging Bridge
Enjoy the rare opportunity to visit Grandfather Mountain outside regular operating hours and see a sunset from the top of the mountain. Your event ticket includes an entire day’s access to Grandfather Mountain, with regular park hours being 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Trails close at 4 p.m. At 5 p.m., all sunset event-goers should head to the top of the mountain. There are no event ticket discounts for folks who do not want to access the park during regular park hours.
Sunset is at 6:12 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023. Due to safety regulations, eventgoers are only permitted to view the sunset from the Swinging Bridge area. The Top Shop gift shop and restrooms will be accessible during the event. Participants are strongly encouraged to bring flashlights/headlamps and wear heavy winter jackets, hats, gloves, and rubber-soled shoes.
Purchase tickets at the website linked above.