Grandfather Mountain State Park  »  Hours of Operation

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November - February - 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
March, April, May, September, October 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
June, July, August - 8 a.m. 9 p.m.

Note: if you are accessing the state park trails through the private Grandfather Mountain Attraction and parking at Black Rock or the Top Shop Parking Lots, their closing hours are:
Spring: 5 p.m.
Summer: 6 p.m.
Fall: 5 p.m.
Winter: 4 p.m.
Attraction Hours are subject to change: you may view their operational times at

The state park office is open Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on most peak summer weekends. You may contact our office during business hours or after hours; leave a message and we will return your call as soon as possible: (828) 963.9522. You may also email our office at