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Why the Seasons?

Why the Seasons?

To honor the change from Spring to Summer Join Ranger Sicard for a PowerPoint Presentation focusing on the seasons we experience in the Northern Hemisphere. This PowerPoint will give a glance at the history of how our seasons got their names and some fun facts you may not have known about them. 

Please contact the park office if you have any questions.  828.963.9522 or


Date of Event: 
Saturday, March 19, 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Start Location: 
Park Office - 9872 Hwy 105 S, Suite 6, Banner Elk, NC 28604

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