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Grandfather Mountain State Park

Grandfather Mountain State Park

Grandfather Mountain State Park in North Carolina. Stock photo by Sean Pavone via Envato Elements.

Grandfather Mountain is a mountain, a non-profit attraction, and a North Carolina state park

near Linville, North Carolina. At 5,946 feet (1,812 m), it is the highest peak on the eastern escarpment of the Blue Ridge Mountains, one of the major chains of the Appalachian Mountains. The Blue Ridge Parkway passes by the south side of the mountain and also passes over the nearby Grandmother Gap. It is located at the meeting point of Avery, Caldwell (highest point), and Watauga (highest point) counties.

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Nearby Locations:

Grandfather Mountain (0.6 miles)
Linville Gorge (14.4 miles)
Roan Mountain State Park (16.4 miles)
Catawba Falls (41 miles)
Chimney Rock State Park (51.9 miles)
Hickory Nut Falls (52.5 miles)
Biltmore Estate (56.6 miles)
Lake Norman State Park (57.9 miles)
Pearson's Falls (68 miles)
Crowders Mountain State Park (68.5 miles)
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North Carolina, South


Maps & Directions:

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Grandfather Mountain State Park, 9872 Highway 105 South
Banner Elk, North Carolina 28604

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