Unlimited Access Pass!

Starting November 1st, get a hold of the unlimited seasonal pass at Grandfather Mountain. Yes, a season pass and unlimited access. There is a Secret Season Pass you don’t want to miss if you are a regular at the park.



The season pass for adults is $32+tax and children ages 4 to 12 season pass is $18+tax. That is a great bargain if you plan on visiting the park more than once during the season. General admission for adults is $20. We suggest investing on the season pass, you will avoid the purchase line and have the liberty to go any day of the season. You are able to purchase the Secret Season Pass at the Grandfather Mountain Entrance Gate. This not so secret pass is valid from November 1, 2016 to April 30, 2017.


The mountain is open to the public from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, every day during the winter, except Thanksgiving and Christmas and any day the weather doesn’t allow. During the winter, the hours of operation may be delayed until all the roads are cleared. Before traveling to the mountain, we advise calling the entrance gate at 828.733.4337 to confirm the hours.