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“Dollar Days” Set to Begin April 1 at Grandfather Mountain

“Dollar Days” Set to Begin April 1 at Grandfather Mountain

Grandfather Mountain will open its gates to High Country residents, employees and their guests for only $5 each during the month of April 2023, as the park’s “Dollar Days” promotion returns in time for spring. The promotion allows anyone who lives or works in...
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New ADA-Compliant Vehicles Make Nature Accessible for All

New ADA-Compliant Vehicles Make Nature Accessible for All

Two recent vehicle purchases at Grandfather Mountain, the not-for-profit nature park run by the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation, further the organization’s mission to help all people explore, understand and value the wonders of the natural world. The new...
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New Dynamic Pricing for Admission Tickets

New Dynamic Pricing for Admission Tickets

Grandfather Mountain, the not-for-profit nature park run by the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation, has announced that it has shifted to a new ticketing system and, along with it, a dynamic pricing structure that went live Feb. 13. This change will result in...
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2022 Weather Review

2022 Weather Review

Grandfather Mountain, a place known for wild and rapidly changing weather, experienced a fairly ordinary year for the location. Notable weather in 2022 included trace amounts of rain on most days during the months of May, August and November, as well as the arctic...
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Job Fair: Feb 15, 2023

Job Fair: Feb 15, 2023

Grandfather Mountain is inviting folks to take their careers to new heights — literally. The nonprofit nature park and preserve, owned and operated by the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation, is hiring across its various departments for the 2023 season and...
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Hugh Morton Photo Exhibition

Hugh Morton Photo Exhibition

The traveling exhibition “Photographs by Hugh Morton: An Uncommon Retrospective” opened in the Wilson Center for Nature Discovery on January 18, 2023. See it daily in the Classroom in the Clouds through March 16, followed by weekends, March 18 through May 14. From May...
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Winter Work Behind Welcoming Guests

Winter Work Behind Welcoming Guests

Grandfather Mountain, the not-for-profit nature park run by the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation, is known for its extremes: an impressive rise in elevation above the North Carolina Piedmont, access to some of the South’s most challenging hikes, vast...
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Holiday Shopping

Holiday Shopping

The 2022 holiday season is officially underway here at Grandfather Mountain, the not-for-profit nature park run by the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation. Those looking for unique gifts for loved ones that will also help support the foundation have plenty of...
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Monty and Brenda Combs: Longtime Champions and Friends

Monty and Brenda Combs: Longtime Champions and Friends

It’s been more than 50 years since Monty and Brenda Combs first visited Grandfather Mountain. Over the decades, their gifts of time, talent and treasure have inspired all who meet them. Enduring friendships, indelible photographs and a passion for conservation are...
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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

Owned & operated by Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation.
Go here for Grandfather Mountain State Park information.
Member of Southern Highlands Attractions