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Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

Jul 28 Summer Lecture Series: Grandfather Mountain — An Appalachian Icon

Randy Johnson’s passion for the outdoors has inspired six books, as well as articles and photography that have appeared in national magazines and newspapers.

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Jul 29 Beauty of the Night Walk

Join Grandfather Mountain naturalists for a guided walk to challenge your senses and experience the beauty of the night atop our beautiful mountain.

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Aug 03 Animal Enrichment Day

Enrichment is an integral part of how the mountain cares for its habitat animals every day. Visitors will enjoy watching enrichment demonstrations, talk directly with keepers and participate in family-oriented games and crafts. Included with park admission.

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Aug 13 - Aug 14 Grandfather Mountain Amateur and Professional Camera Clinic

The Grandfather Mountain Camera Clinic is a two-day seminar that covers a variety of aspects that make up photojournalism. Amateur and professional photographers enjoy presentations from top speakers throughout the weekend and the opportunity to photograph Grandfather Mountain. Online registration begins July 13.

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Aug 26 Beauty of the Night Walk

Join Grandfather Mountain naturalists for a guided walk to challenge your senses and experience the beauty of the night atop our beautiful mountain.

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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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