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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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Endangered squirrels flying high at Grandfather Mountain

Endangered squirrels flying high at Grandfather Mountain

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a Carolina northern flying squirrel! This past February, researchers with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation and Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation conducted their annual population...
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‘Dollar Days’ begin April 2 at Grandfather

‘Dollar Days’ begin April 2 at Grandfather

Photo by Skip Sickler | Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation Grandfather Mountain will open its gates to High Country residents, employees and their guests for only $3 each April 2-30, as the park’s “Dollar Days” promotion returns in time for spring. The...
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Grandfather Mountain’s 2021 Weather in Review

Grandfather Mountain’s 2021 Weather in Review

Despite its extraordinary views, Grandfather Mountain experienced a somewhat ordinary year of weather in 2021. According to data collected at the National Weather Service reporting station near the Mile High Swinging Bridge, the nonprofit nature park saw average...
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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