Grandfather Mountain

Viaduct closed in March for a comprehensive road maintenance project. Read more


Iconic Parkway bridge needs maintenance, repaving. Read more


Grandfather Mountain eagles

Donated photo

A new addition is expected to arrive soon at Grandfather Mountain’s new eagle habitat in the High Country of N.C. An adult bald eagle currently housed at the Alaska Raptor Center is expected to move east where it will join Griffin, an adult male. Read more

Mountain Explorer

Master at work

Photo by Hugh Morton

At Grandfather Mountain, the blackberries are always in season, the fragrant mountain laurel is ever-blooming and the lady slippers are never hard to find. Artist Paul Marchand spent his entire lifetime crafting extraordinarily accurate models. Read more