Grandfather mountain

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Grandfather Mountain. Discover hiking trails, wildlife, and stunning views, making it a must-visit destination for nature enthusiasts.
Blue Ridge Parkway, State Parks, North Carolina, North Carolina Travel, Mountain Hiking, Mountain Trails, Family Road Trips, Blue Ridge, Appalachian Mountains

Grandfather Mountain is a spectacle of its own. Settled in the Appalachian mountains, the four peaks on the primary ridge resemble the face of a sleeping “grandfather” from a distance (I wish I had a picture). The park also hosts the “mile-high” swinging bridge- at 5,946 feet! Getting There Grandfather Mountain is located on the Eastern side of the state. It’s 1.5 hours from Asheville, and 2 hours from Charlotte and Winston Salem; but the views on this hike make any travel worthwhile! We…

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