Grandfather Mountain

2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC 28646

(828) 733-2013

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Be inspired by the views from the highest point in the Blue Ridge and escape to a nature sanctuary of global importance. Cross the famous Mile High Swinging Bridge, photograph native wildlife in natural habitats and hike some of the South's finest alpine trails. Grandfather Mountain is located off of US 221, two miles north of Linville, and one mile south of the Blue Ridge Parkway at milepost 305 (15 miles south of Blowing Rock). Grandfather Mountain is open all year, weather permitting in winter.

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Events


  May 28
The Remarkable Rhododendron Ramble

May 28, 2022 - Jun 06, 2022

  Jun 8
Animal Birthday Party at Grandfather Mountain

Jun 08, 2022 - Jun 08, 2022

  Jun 10
Grandfather Mountain Nature Photography Weekend

Jun 10, 2022 - Jun 12, 2022

  Jun 26
Grandfather Glows (SOLD OUT)

Jun 26, 2022 - Jun 26, 2022

  Jun 29
Grandfather Glows (SOLD OUT)

Jun 29, 2022 - Jun 29, 2022

  Jul 1
Grandfather Glows (SOLD OUT)

Jul 01, 2022 - Jul 01, 2022

  Jul 7
Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

Jul 07, 2022 - Jul 11, 2022

  Jul 14
Grandfather Presents: Rick Ridgeway

Jul 14, 2022 - Jul 14, 2022

  Jul 15
Grandfather By Night

Jul 15, 2022 - Jul 29, 2022

  Jul 30
Grandfather Presents: Tracy Swartout

Jul 30, 2022 - Jul 30, 2022

  Aug 3
Animal Enrichment Day

Aug 03, 2022 - Aug 03, 2022

  Aug 4
Grandfather Presents: Ginger Zee

Aug 04, 2022 - Aug 04, 2022

  Aug 5
Grandfather By Night

Aug 05, 2022 - Aug 12, 2022

  Aug 13
Grandfather Presents: Charlie Brady

Aug 13, 2022 - Aug 13, 2022

  Aug 19
Grandfather Mountain Campfire Stories

Aug 19, 2022 - Aug 19, 2022

  Aug 20
Grandfather Mountain Camera Clinic

Aug 20, 2022 - Aug 22, 2022

  Sep 1
HawkWatch

Sep 01, 2022 - Sep 30, 2022

  Sep 3
70th Anniversary of the Mile High Swinging Bridge

Sep 03, 2022 - Sep 03, 2022

  Sep 10
Junior Naturalist Day

Sep 10, 2022 - Sep 10, 2022

  Sep 17
Grandfather Presents: Andy Hill

Sep 17, 2022 - Sep 17, 2022

  Sep 24
52nd Annual Girl Scout Day

Sep 24, 2022 - Sep 24, 2022

  Sep 29
Grandfather Presents: Conor Knighton

Sep 29, 2022 - Sep 29, 2022

  Oct 1
Creatures of the Night & Bonfire Delight

Oct 01, 2022 - Oct 01, 2022

  Oct 1
Fall Color Ramble

Oct 01, 2022 - Oct 15, 2022

  Oct 29
A Beary Scary Halloween

Oct 29, 2022 - Oct 29, 2022

  Jan 1
Grandfather Mountain New Year's Sunrise

Jan 01, 2023

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