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Families: Five New Reasons to Visit This Summer

Families: Five New Reasons to Visit This Summer

Looking for one more summer adventure with the family before the school year begins? There’s still time to visit the brand-new Wilson Center for Nature Discovery at Grandfather Mountain and enjoy a list of new programs and events perfect for all generations. The...
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Highland Games Track & Field Winners

Highland Games Track & Field Winners

Pictured: Tai’lah Ware, Dashia Canada and Kimora Chaulk compete in the women’s 100-yard dash during the 2022 Grandfather Mountain Highland Games. LINVILLE, N.C. – Moses White of Deep Gap, N.C., didn’t need shoes to finish first place in the 880-yard dash during the...
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Highland Games Heavy Athletics Winners

Highland Games Heavy Athletics Winners

Pictured: The top three women competitors in heavy athletics pose at the 2022 Grandfather Mountain Highland Games: overall winner Meagan McKee (center), the runner-up Adriane Wilson (right) and the third-place finisher Elissa Van Vleck (left). (Photo: Skip Sickler)...
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Grandfather Highland Games 2022

Grandfather Highland Games 2022

PRESS RELEASE LINVILLE, N.C. — The long and storied tradition that is the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games returns to MacRae Meadows beginning Thursday, July 7 and lasts through Sunday, July 10. This year’s iteration of the beloved and historic celebration of...
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New Bridge Club Benefits

New Bridge Club Benefits

Grandfather Mountain announces new-and-improved annual benefits for Bridge Club Annual Membership Program, which kicked off May 1.  Among the benefits are unlimited free admission for one year, discounts at the mountain’s gift shops and restaurant, 10% discounts...
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Doc the Elk Finds a New Home

Doc the Elk Finds a New Home

Grandfather Mountain, the not-for-profit nature park run by the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation, is bidding a fond farewell to a member of the Mildred the Bear Animal Habitats: Doc the elk, who has been relocated to a new home. Over the past year,...
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New at Grandfather in 2022: 10 Reasons to Visit

New at Grandfather in 2022: 10 Reasons to Visit

2022 is an exciting year at Grandfather Mountain with the grand opening of the Wilson Center for Nature Discovery and a list of new programs and events. The Linville, N.C., nature preserve, operated by the nonprofit Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation, is...
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Foundation Speaker Series 2022 Announced

Foundation Speaker Series 2022 Announced

Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation, the nonprofit organization that operates the Grandfather Mountain nature park in Linville, N.C., is pleased to announce the 2022 Grandfather Presents speaker series lineup. Go to www.grandfather.com/grandfather-presents for...
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From the Ground Up: Conservation Campus in Progress

From the Ground Up: Conservation Campus in Progress

Follow the construction progress of the new Wilson Center for Nature Discovery, featuring all new state-of-the-art museum exhibits (designed by PGAV Destinations of St. Louis, Missouri), as well as outdoor learning spaces, an amphitheater, botanical garden and more....
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Grandfather Mountain | Home to the Swinging Bridge, Animal Habitats and Nature Museum

GPS: 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC 28646
Mailing: PO Box 129, Linville, NC 28646
1-800-468-7325

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