Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation
- Children's camps and activities
- Wildlife Rescue/Animal Rescue
A wonder-filled haven for rejuvenation, excitement and family memories, Grandfather welcomes you with panoramic views from the Mile High Swinging Bridge; bears, cougars, rivver otters, bald eagles and elk in their natural habitats; a fudge shop; a natural history museum; hiking trails; friendly naturalists; gift shops and a restaurant.
Months of operation: open year-round, winter weather permitting
Days of operation: Daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas
The entrance to Grandfather Mountain is located on US 221, two miles north of Linville, North Carolina, and one mile south of the Blue Ridge Parkway at milepost 305, 2050 Blowing Rock Hwy.