Planning Your Visit
2014 Attraction Admission
(Access Via Automobile Through Main Gate)
|Phone: 828-733-4337 (Gate) 800-468-7325 (Office)|
|Children under 4||Free|
Ticket sales end one hour before the park closes.
Grandfather Mountain is open every day of the year, weather permitting, except for Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. The Mountain also closes early on Christmas Eve and occasionally for staff training.
We recommend you arrive before 11 a.m. or after 3 p.m. on summer weekends, holidays and fall color weekends. You’ll move through the Gate more quickly, there will be fewer people in the park and the animals will be more active. If you can only schedule your visit for midday, we will always be ready to take care of your travel party.
|Spring Hours||Ticket sales: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Park Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
|Summer Hours||Ticket sales: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Park Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
|Fall hours||Ticket sales: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Park Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
(Starting Nov. 3)
|Ticket sales: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Park Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.