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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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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 is hiring for 2022 and beyond

Grandfather Mountain is hiring for 2022 and beyond

Grandfather Mountain is inviting folks to take their careers to new heights — literally. The Linville, N.C.-based nonprofit nature park is hiring across its various departments for the 2022 season and beyond, offering mountains of opportunities for job- and...
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Grandfather Mountain features a flurry of winter activities

Grandfather Mountain features a flurry of winter activities

The temperature is dropping, and friends are calling, looking for something to do. Fortunately, Grandfather Mountain offers plenty of activities and adventure in the wintertime to keep friends and family engaged. Winter is known as Grandfather’s “quieter” time of...
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Grandfather Mountain announces 2022 schedule of events

Grandfather Mountain announces 2022 schedule of events

2022 is underway, and Grandfather Mountain’s calendar of events is in peak condition. With a mission to inspire conservation of the natural world by helping guests explore, understand and value the wonders of Grandfather Mountain, the nonprofit nature park and its...
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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