Plan a Visit Grandfather Mountain

Plan Your Visit

Here are plenty of resources and information to help you plan a visit to Grandfather Mountain – home of the Mile High Swinging Bridge, Wildlife Habitats, The Nature Museum and much more!

Tickets Grandfather Mountain

Buy Tickets & See Hours

Purchase tickets online and make your time reservation. Read more.

Things to Do Grandfather Mountain

Things to Do

Walk across the Swinging Bridge, hike, picnic, see animals and more. Get info.

Grandfather Mountain Entrance


Find the best and easiest route – better than GPS! Get details.

Mildreds Grill Hamburger

Food & Picnics

Enjoy lunch at Mildred’s Grill or picnic with a view. Read more.

Special Events

Special Events

See upcoming events, including daily programs. Go to our Calendar.

Weather Grandfather Mtn

Current Weather

Read about our unique weather. Get forecast and reports.

Viaduct Blue Ridge Parkway

Area Information

Find nearby lodging, attractions and fun small towns. Read more.

Accessibility at Grandfather Mountain


Find many options fo those with limited mobility. See details.

Experiences at Grandfather Mountain


Get a close-up view with animals, take field courses and more. See options.

Grandfather Mountain Hours


Get answers to the most asked questions. See our list.

Bridge Club

Bridge Club Season Pass

Join for unlimited visits, discounts and special benefits. Sign up now.

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