Hugh Morton Photography Exhibition

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

See the traveling exhibition “Photographs by Hugh Morton: An Uncommon Retrospective”. Daily: January 18–March 16 Weekends: March 18–May 14 Daily May: 15–29 Features 100 framed photographs, including one 7-foot-long panorama, inside the Wilson Center for Nature Discovery. Included in admission. Read more about it.

Sunset at the Swinging Bridge

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

Enjoy the rare opportunity to visit Grandfather Mountain outside of regular operating hours and see a sunset from the top of the mountain. Your event ticket includes an entire day’s access to Grandfather Mountain, with regular park hours being 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Trails close at 4 p.m. At 5 p.m., all sunset eventgoers […]

Get Tickets $14.00 – $40.00 142 tickets left

Sunset at the Swinging Bridge

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

Enjoy the rare opportunity to visit Grandfather Mountain outside of regular operating hours and see a sunset from the top of the mountain. Your event ticket includes an entire day’s access to Grandfather Mountain, with regular park hours being 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Trails close at 4 p.m. at 5 p.m., all sunset eventgoers should […]

Get Tickets $14.00 – $40.00 110 tickets left

Daily Programs

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

Attend one of our Daily Programs in April-October presented by our animal habitat curators and park educators. These fascinating interpretive programs throughout the park are included in your admission ticket. See our current list of programs.

Recurring Event Rhododendron Ramble

Rhododendron Ramble

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

Take a daily, short, guided stroll at 2 PM that highlights Grandfather Mountain’s rhododendron species and blooms. Included with admission. See the blooms and learn about their history, attributes and roles they play in the mountain’s ecological communities. The easygoing walks take approximately 20 minutes and are fit for guests of all ages - wheelchair […]

Recurring Event Rhododendron Ramble

Rhododendron Ramble

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

Take a daily, short, guided stroll at 2 PM that highlights Grandfather Mountain’s rhododendron species and blooms. Included with admission. See the blooms and learn about their history, attributes and roles they play in the mountain’s ecological communities. The easygoing walks take approximately 20 minutes and are fit for guests of all ages - wheelchair […]

Recurring Event Rhododendron Ramble

Rhododendron Ramble

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

Take a daily, short, guided stroll at 2 PM that highlights Grandfather Mountain’s rhododendron species and blooms. Included with admission. See the blooms and learn about their history, attributes and roles they play in the mountain’s ecological communities. The easygoing walks take approximately 20 minutes and are fit for guests of all ages - wheelchair […]

Recurring Event Rhododendron Ramble

Rhododendron Ramble

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

Take a daily, short, guided stroll at 2 PM that highlights Grandfather Mountain’s rhododendron species and blooms. Included with admission. See the blooms and learn about their history, attributes and roles they play in the mountain’s ecological communities. The easygoing walks take approximately 20 minutes and are fit for guests of all ages - wheelchair […]

Recurring Event Rhododendron Ramble

Rhododendron Ramble

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

Take a daily, short, guided stroll at 2 PM that highlights Grandfather Mountain’s rhododendron species and blooms. Included with admission. See the blooms and learn about their history, attributes and roles they play in the mountain’s ecological communities. The easygoing walks take approximately 20 minutes and are fit for guests of all ages - wheelchair […]

Recurring Event Rhododendron Ramble

Rhododendron Ramble

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

Take a daily, short, guided stroll at 2 PM that highlights Grandfather Mountain’s rhododendron species and blooms. Included with admission. See the blooms and learn about their history, attributes and roles they play in the mountain’s ecological communities. The easygoing walks take approximately 20 minutes and are fit for guests of all ages - wheelchair […]

Recurring Event Rhododendron Ramble

Rhododendron Ramble

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

Take a daily, short, guided stroll at 2 PM that highlights Grandfather Mountain’s rhododendron species and blooms. Included with admission. See the blooms and learn about their history, attributes and roles they play in the mountain’s ecological communities. The easygoing walks take approximately 20 minutes and are fit for guests of all ages - wheelchair […]

Recurring Event Rhododendron Ramble

Rhododendron Ramble

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

Take a daily, short, guided stroll at 2 PM that highlights Grandfather Mountain’s rhododendron species and blooms. Included with admission. See the blooms and learn about their history, attributes and roles they play in the mountain’s ecological communities. The easygoing walks take approximately 20 minutes and are fit for guests of all ages - wheelchair […]

The All-Day Rhododendron Ramble

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

Celebrate the rhododendron blooms with guided rambles, kids crafts and special displays. See the blossoms and learn about their history, attributes and roles they play in the mountain’s ecological communities. The easygoing walks begin at 12, 1 and 2, taking approximately 20 minutes and are fit for guests of all ages. Walks begin by the […]

Nature Photography Weekend

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

This popular shutterbug weekend includes presentations from top nature photographers, hands-on breakout sessions, a friendly contest and the rare opportunity to photograph the mountain’s spectacular scenery and native animals before and after regular business hours. This revamped version of the popular weekend will include changes to better welcome all levels of photographers, making it more […]

Animal Birthday Party

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

Join us to celebrate the birthdays of our resident animals with games, contests, crafts and surprises. The park's wildlife habitat staff hosts a fun-filled afternoon for guests, as well as programs to celebrate the park’s furry and feathered inhabitants. Millie the Bear will make special appearances throughout the day. Events begin at 11 a.m. and […]

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.
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