Autumn hours are now in effect for Grandfather Mountain. Throughout the season, the park will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., with ticket sales stopping at 5 p.m.
However, to offer guests ample opportunity to see fall color at its brightest, Grandfather Mountain will host extended hours during the first four weekends in October. For those particular weekends (Oct. 7-8, 14-56, 21-22, 28-29), the park will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., with ticket sales ending at 6 p.m.
For more information, or to check conditions, call the Grandfather Mountain Entrance Gate at (828) 733-4337.