Grandfather Mountain will be closed Christmas Eve (due to inclement weather) and Christmas Day, to reopen with regular hours Wednesday, Dec. 26, weather permitting.

During winter, guests are encouraged to call the park’s Entrance Gate at (828) 733-4337 before making the trip to check on the day’s weather conditions and opening status.

The not-for-profit Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation strives to inspire conservation of the natural world by helping guests explore, understand and value the wonders of Grandfather Mountain. For more information, call (800) 468-7325.