Education & Inspiration

jesse crawdad Education & Inspiration

Education & Inspiration

The Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation has a staff of four full-time and five seasonal environmental educators plus four full-time and four seasonal animal keepers who look forward to sharing their love of nature with Grandfather’s guests.

These interpreters make opportunities to interact with guests in several ways and in several locations around the park.  Whether it be animal enrichment sessions that take place in the animal habitats each day or on guided hikes that are scheduled periodically throughout the year, our entertaining and knowledgeable team is dedicated to making our guests’ experience of Grandfather Mountain more inspirational and meaningful.

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  • Grandfather Mountain is my favorite place on Earth! Each time my family and I visit, we always have an amazing time. The feeling of peace I get as I look into what seems like forever off the mountain's top is unlike anything I've ever felt before.
    Holly
    Mtn. City,TN
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