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**CANCELED** GO Grandfather Day

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Contact the park




Park office

9872 N.C. 105 S.
Suite 6
Banner Elk, NC 28604

GPS: 36.1549, -81.7872


Profile Trail parking area

4198 N.C. 105 N.
Banner Elk, NC 28604

GPS: 36.1197, -81.8350


Mailing address

P.O. Box 9
Linville, NC 28646

Other accesses

Boone Fork parking area

Mile marker: 299.9
Blue Ridge Parkway
Banner Elk, NC 28604

GPS: 36.1200, -81.7813
(managed by NPS)


Asutsi Trail parking area

Blowing Rock Highway
(U.S. 221)
Blowing Rock, NC 28605

GPS: 36.1163, -81.7773
(managed by NPS)


Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation

2050 Blowing Rock Highway
Linville, NC 28646

GPS: 36.0851, -81.8462
(fee charged)



  • To accommodate early hikes, park gates are not closed on a daily basis. However, they may close due to weather conditions.
  • November to February:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
  • March to May:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
  • June to August:
    8:00am to 9:00pm
  • September to October:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
  • Closed Christmas Day


  • Open Monday to Friday:
    8:00am to 4:30pm
  • You may contact our office during business hours or after hours; leave a message and we will return your call as soon as possible.
  • Closed Christmas Day




**CANCELED** GO Grandfather Day

This event has been canceled.

Come celebrate NC State Park's Annual Interpretive Theme "FIRE" at Grandfather Mountain State Park!
Get Outside at Grandfather Mountain State Park and learn about the different roles fire is used to benefit the natural ecosystems we have across the globe. When fire is used properly it can have many different positive outcomes that benefit our local communities, backyards, as well as larger statewide benefits. More information to come.

All ages are welcome, and there will be crafts and activities for both children and adults. More information to come!

Date of Event: 
Sunday, June 28, 2020 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Start Location: 
Prrofile Trail Parking Area (4198 Hwy 105 N. Banner Elk NC)

Park Maps and Brochures:

Upcoming Events:

Saturday, June 6, 2020 - 10:00am
Sunday, June 28, 2020 - 10:00am
Saturday, September 26, 2020 - 10:00am