Press Room

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Welcome to Grandfather Mountain’s Press Room. We appreciate your interest in the Mountain. Please use this site as a gateway to your research on Grandfather, and please contact us for personal assistance with your story.

Can We Make Your Job Easier…

  • with an extensive photography archive?
  • with hard-to-find facts on a range of topics?
  • with planning your itinerary?
  • with route planning, accommodations, reservations or restaurants? We are always here to help!

Contact Us:

For assistance in preparing a story about Grandfather Mountain or for help in planning a personal visit to Grandfather Mountain, please contact:

Frank Ruggiero, Director of Marketing & Communications
(828) 733-2013 *817

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  • Absolutely breathtaking! I'm a big chicken and worried about crossing the Swinging Bridge for weeks. So glad I conquered my fears and crossed the bridge with my fearless husband. We drove the entire Blue Ridge Parkway, and Grandfather Mountain was a highlight! Thank you.
    Monica W.
    Cohutta, GA
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