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National Trails Day

June 3, 2023 @11:00 am - 3:00 pm

National Trails Day

From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., there will be a variety of interpretive tables and programming at the Woods Walk on topics such as how to plan a hike, Leave No Trace, essential items needed in a backpack and more. Guests are encouraged to bounce around from table to table as some of the programming will be happening concurrently. Guided hikes will also be offered at different locations throughout the afternoon, led by interpretive park guides or resource management technicians.


11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Interpretive Tables around Woods Walk
12 – 12:30 p.m. | Woods Walk guided hike
1 – 1:30 p.m. | Woods Walk guided hike
2 – 3 p.m. | Black Rock guided hike

Included in park admission. 2023 has been declared the “Year of the Trail” by the N.C. Legislature, highlighting an opportunity to showcase, promote and celebrate our state’s extensive trail systems. Grandfather Mountain offers access to over a dozen miles of hiking trails for all fitness levels. See our hiking guides for more details.



June 3, 2023
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Grandfather Mountain
2050 Blowing Rock Highway
Linville, NC 28646 United States
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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

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