Grandfather Mountain – Linville

Blue Ridge Parkway at Mile Marker 305 (15 mi from Blowing Rock NC)

Grandfather Mountain is home to a mile-high swinging bridge (5280 ft elevation), picnic tables, a nature museum and 12 miles of regularly maintained hiking trails ranging from easy nature trails to more difficult backwoods. Park along the Blue Ridge Parkway just prior to the Grandfather Mtn entrance to enjoy free hiking, otherwise pay per person to enter the park, walk the bridge, visit the museum and enjoy its amenities. Grandfather is a MUST visit while in the High Country!
Grandfather Mountain, a Boone Tourist Attraction

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