Description

Home to one of the most significant peaks on the East Coast, Grandfather Mountain State Park is a Carolina must-do. At this staple of the Blue Ridge, towering nearly a mile in the clouds, you will find yourself in a wonderland of alpine vistas and cascading streams. Seemingly unbelievable views can be seen from this sentinel summit. Go ahead see for yourself, stand upon and Continue reading...
Home to one of the most significant peaks on the East Coast, Grandfather Mountain State Park is a Carolina must-do. At this staple of the Blue Ridge, towering nearly a mile in the clouds, you will find yourself in a wonderland of alpine vistas and cascading streams. Seemingly unbelievable views can be seen from this sentinel summit. Go ahead see for yourself, stand upon and gaze off it’s cliff sides. Experience all this and more on a backpacking trip. Don’t forget all the essentials as it will be full on primitive to the core. This trail may not be for beginners as the 12 miles of ridgeline hiking is rated challenging.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
No. of sites
1
Access
Hike in (+10 mins)
Group sizes
Up to people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
Beach
Cave
Desert
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
Redwoods
River, stream or creek
Swimming hole
Waterfall
Hiking
Wildlife watching
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wind sports
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Surfing
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
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Park
Grandfather Mountain State Park
State
North Carolina
Phone Number
(828) 963-9522
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
36.12° N, 81.802° W
$25/night
Tent Only - Group - Hike In: 1 Site
(Up to people per site)