Grandfather Mtn Hawk Watch
All throughout September, guests are invited to join the mountain’s naturalists as they count and celebrate the annual spectacle of fall raptor migration. For more information see www.grandfather.com
Celebrate seven decades of mile-high wonder with a day of activities for the whole family, as Grandfather Mountain observes the 70th anniversary of its world-famous Mile High Swinging Bridge. Included with admission. See www.grandfather.com for more information.
The 208 Mile Blue Ridge Relay (BRR208), which is one of the longest running relay races in the United States, takes place in the picturesque Blue Ridge and Black Mountains of Virginia and North Carolina. The BRR208 consists of maximum 12 person (4 person minimum) teams that rotate through 36 transition areas as they cover...
Hunter's Heroes Team wishes to inspire our community to remember those that gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to the community and also to embrace the loved ones that lost someone too soon. Hunter’s Heroes. On September 10, 2022 we are having our annual 5K or 10 Miler in order to raise funds.
This Educator Workshop is intended specifically for educators — not the general public. BEETLES (Better Environmental Education, Teaching, Learning and Expertise Sharing) provides learning resources devoted to improving the quality of outdoor science education for field instructors, leaders and classroom teachers. See www.grandfather.com for more information.
Fun run, Walk, Stroll for the 22th Annual Blue Ridge Conservancy 5K. Events starts at the American Legion in Blowing Rock. Starts at 7am. Join us for the 22th Annual Blue Ridge Conservancy 5K Run/Walk and Blue Ridge Pediatric Kids 1-Mile Fun Run. Held on some of the most beautiful roads in the High Country,...
ASU homegame vs Citadel at Kidd Brewer Statium. This is Family Weekend
Join Grandfather Mountain’s education staff for guided walks on the mountain’s trails to learn about fall foliage, including the reasons leaves change and different forces that affect the coloration. Hikes are included with park admission. See www.grandfather.com for more information.
Stories told by firelight and rare after-dark tours of the Mountain that include a visit to the bear habitat, an owl prowl, interesting historical facts about Grandfather, and the opportunity to meet Grandfather's nocturnal educational animals. Additional cost. Reservations required Enjoy stories told by firelight and rare after-dark tours of Grandfather Mountain that include a...