Grandfather Mountain State Park

Grandfather Mountain State Park


Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - Year-round, weather permitting
  • Hours - 24 hour access


  • 9872 Hwy 105 S., Suite 6

    Linville,   NC   28646

  • Mailing Address -

    PO Box 9

    Linville,   NC   28646


Grandfather Mountain State Park encompasses 2,600 acres of the undeveloped back country on Grandfather Mountain. Located adjacent to the 60-year-old tourist attraction on 5,946-foot Grandfather Mountain, the park offers hikers free access to the peaks via a 12-mile network of alpine trails. Campsites and fire rings are available to campers who backpack in.

There are two entry points to the hiking trails in Grandfather Mountain State Park which do not require paying admission to the adjoining travel attraction.
Provide outdoor recreational opportunities in a safe and healthy environment; and Provide environmental education opportunities that promote stewardship of the state's natural heritage.

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9872 Hwy 105 S., Suite 6
Linville NC 28646


Latitude: 36° 6' 41.04" / Longitude: -81° 48' 45"

Special Directions:

NC 105, half mile north of NC 184/NC 105 intersection. Or Boone Fork Parking Area at mile 299.9 on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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