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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 State Park (0.6 miles)
Linville Gorge (15 miles)
Roan Mountain State Park (16.6 miles)
Catawba Falls (41.7 miles)
Chimney Rock State Park (52.5 miles)
Hickory Nut Falls (53.1 miles)
Biltmore Estate (57.2 miles)
Pearson's Falls (68.6 miles)
Clarks Creek Greenway (79.2 miles)
Fourth Ward Park (81.5 miles)
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Grandfather Mountain, Linville, North Carolina 28646

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