Shop Reservations Newsroom


Science Behind Water

Science Behind Water

In honor of Science week, join Ranger Sicard at the Profile Trail parking lot anytime between 2 and 4 p.m. to learn some interesting tricks and science behind water and its effects on the environment and manmade objects.  The activities will take approximately 15 minutes to complete and can be done at any time during the schedule program time of 2:00-4:00pm.  Please contact the park for more information or if you have questions. | 828-963-9522


  • Water Science - North Carolina Science Festival
Date of Event: 
Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Start Location: 
Profile Parking Area, Hwy 105 S, Banner Elk (GPS: 36.121990, -81.829993)

Grandfather Mountain State Park

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

Map of North Carolina


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