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Seasonal Positions Now Available!

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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




Seasonal Positions Now Available!

Now accepting applications for 2022 seasonal positions at Grandfather Mountain State Park.

  • Park Technician (Trails) – 40 hrs/wk; $12/hr
  • General Utility Worker (3 positions: 2 Trails & 1 Maintenance) – 40 hrs/wk; $11/hr
  • Weekend General Utility Worker – 16 hrs/wk; $11/hr
  • Weekend Office Assistant – 16 hrs/wk; $12/hr

Applications can be obtained here and job descriptions here

For more information, visit our office (M-F, 8 AM-4:30 PM) at 9872 Hwy 105 South, Ste 6 (Banner Elk); call 828-963-9522 or email