Flourishing for eons past. And with your help, far into the future.

The Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation works to ensure that this mountain will remain an unspoiled haven for the astonishing variety of plants and animals found here, while welcoming and accommodating the thousands who visit every year. A calling this lofty requires a mountain of help. Can we count on yours? See what you can do.

Mission Statement

The Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation which was established to preserve Grandfather Mountain, operate the nature park sustainably in the public interest, and participate in educational and research activities. Our staff is committed to providing an exceptional guest experience that deepens our visitor’s appreciation of nature and inspires them to be good stewards of the earth’s resources.