About Us

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Millions of years old. And we’re just getting started.

Grandfather Mountain has been an amazing place for hundreds of millions of years. And our most inspiring goal is to keep it that way far into the future while helping visitors escape, explore and understand. We think it’s important for everyone to experience the wonder that can be found here, but also to respect the nature and geography that make it so wonderful. Through conservation, preservation and protection of the mountain’s precious natural resources we’re working to make sure that rare and common species alike will always feel at home here—and so will the thousands of visitors we welcome every year.

 

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  • I visited Grandfather Mountain with my 3 daughters. We had a wonderful time. The staff was very friendly. The young man who was providing enrichment for the animals was especially knowledgeable and patient as my children asked lots of questions. My daughter asked to adopt "Jane" as a result of our visit and the information she received. Grandfather is a beautiful place and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit.
    Lisa
    Gibsonville, NC
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