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Guided Centennial Hike

A hiker enjoys the view at Grandfather Mountain State Park

Guided Centennial Hike

Join a Park Ranger for a leisurely guided hike to count towards the Centennial Challenge.  The hike will be approximately 2-3 miles in length and take about 2.5 hours. This program is appropriate for all ages but pets should be left at home.   Please dress appropriately for weather conditions, bring water and snacks and wear footwear designed for hiking.   

Date of Event: 
Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Start Location: 
Boone Fork Parking Area (Just north of the 300 Milepost on Blue Ridge Parkway) (GPS: 36.120076,-81.781358)

Grandfather Mountain State Park

9872 Hwy 105 S (Suite #6)
Banner ElkNC 28604
Latitude: 36.111200
Longitude: -81.811140

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November - February: 8am - 6pm
March, April, May, September, October: 8am - 8pm
June, July, August: 8am - 9pm

To accommodate early hikes, park gates are not closed on a daily basis; however, they may close due to weather conditions.

OFFICE HOURS:  The state park office is open Monday through Friday, 8am - 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.

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 9
Linville, NC 28646