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

  • Apr 13 Gardening with Native Plants

    Spend the day in Grandfather Mountain’s gardens with expert native plant horticulturalist Robyn Fletcher. You will discover ways to utilize native plants in your landscaping and why doing so is so valuable for the natural world.

  • May 04 The Joy of Spring Birding

    May is an exciting month for birding in the High Country, with songbirds arriving every day from as far away as South America on their journey North. Join Steve Dowlan to delight in the joy of spring birding!