NEW GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN ADMISSION PRICING STARTS APRIL 1

Bridge arial NEW GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN ADMISSION PRICING STARTS APRIL 1The price of a ticket to Grandfather Mountain is going up for the first time in three years, effective April 1. Admission for adults (ages 13-59) will be $18, seniors $15 and children (ages 4-12) $8 each. Children under the age of four are always free.

Since the last price increase in 2009, Grandfather opened its new “Top Shop,” complete with an elevator that makes the Mile High Swinging Bridge fully accessible for all guests. Other additions include the earth-friendly Fudge Shop, a complimentary audio tour CD, a holding facility for the wildlife habitats, upgrades to the bear, cougar and otter habitat viewing areas, upgraded weather instruments at the Swinging Bridge and an interactive weather exhibit in the Nature Museum.  The Stewardship Foundation also expanded interpretive programs to include a behind-the-scenes habitat tour and several family-focused annual events.top shop NEW GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN ADMISSION PRICING STARTS APRIL 1

“During the past three years we have invested a great deal in improvements to increase the value of our visitors’ experience from the top to the bottom of the Mountain,” said Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation President Penn Dameron. “We think our guests will agree that the revenue from their tickets is invested wisely, and that they will take satisfaction from knowing that their admission fee is helping to preserve Grandfather Mountain for future generations.”

The Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation established to preserve Grandfather Mountain, operate the nature park sustainably in the public interest, provide an exceptional experience for guests, and inspire them to be good stewards of the earth’s resources.  For more information, visit www.grandfather.com or call 800-468-7325.

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  • I just wanted to say that Grandfather Mountain is truly one of the most beautiful places to visit! Last year on a vacation to the Apple Festival in Wilkesboro, my fiancee decided that the Mile High Swinging Bridge would be the perfect place to pop the question! We were half way across when he got down on one knee and asked me to marry him! It was beautiful!
    Tina
    Albemarle, NC
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