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Ranger-Led Hike on Profile Trail

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Upcoming Events:

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 2:00pm
Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 12:00pm
Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 2:00pm

Ranger-Led Hike on Profile Trail

Join a park ranger to explore the lower Profile Trail for a leisurely guided hike in the mid-afternoon. We’ll walk approximately two miles, round trip and be out for about two hours. The terrain is moderate, sometimes steep and often muddy. Bring whatever snacks and water you need and dress for the weather. Close toed shoes are highly recommended.

All ages are welcome, but children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. No pets, please.

Hike Length and Difficulty: 
2 Miles round trip, slow pace, moderate terrain
Date of Event: 
Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Start Location: 
Profile Trail Parking Area, 4198 Hwy 105 S., Banner Elk, NC 28604

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