Winter openings and closings

Grandfather Mountain is open daily throughout winter, weather permitting, with the exception of Christmas Day. When winter weather arrives, however, visitors are encouraged to call the Entrance Gate at (828) 733-4337 to confirm the day’s conditions and set the stage for a memorable...
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Featured Events

  • Jan 01 New Year's Day Sunrise

    There are sunrises, and then there are Grandfather Mountain sunrises. And then there are Grandfather Mountain New Year’s Day sunrises. Ring in an epic New Year on Tuesday, Jan. 1, for the first sunrise of 2019. This special event will allow guests the rare opportunity to visit Grandfather Mountain outside of regular operating hours. The event is open to no more than 100 participants, and registration is required. To learn more, click the link above.