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Grandfather Mountain Attraction Area

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4 mi 6 km of trail 3 Runs

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Runs in Grandfather Mountain Attraction Area - 3

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Favorite Interesting rock formation next to the boardwalk protecting the delicate ecosystems on top of the ridge.
Difficult

Tanawha Trail

13.3 mi 21.3 km • Point to Point • 1,131 ft Ascent 344.84 m Ascent

(14) Linville, NC
Favorite Looking out near McRae Peak.
Difficult

Peaks of Grandfather Mountain

9.1 mi 14.6 km • Loop • 2,827 ft Ascent 861.65 m Ascent

(10) Banner Elk, NC
Favorite Looking out near McRae Peak.
Difficult

MacRae Peak Out and Back

1.8 mi 2.9 km • Loop • 697 ft Ascent 212.45 m Ascent

(8) Linville, NC

Trails in Grandfather Mountain Attraction Area - 4

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2.0 mi 3.3 km #1Grandfather Trail
Difficult
Linville, NC
Difficult
2.0 mi 3.3 km Linville, NC 16 
0.5 mi 0.8 km #2Underwood Trail
Difficult
Linville, NC
Difficult
0.5 mi 0.8 km Linville, NC
0.9 mi 1.5 km #3Black Rock Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Linville, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
0.9 mi 1.5 km Linville, NC
0.4 mi 0.6 km #4Bridge Trail
Intermediate
Linville, NC
Intermediate
0.4 mi 0.6 km Linville, NC

Photos of Grandfather Mountain Attraction Area - 9

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Looking out near McRae Peak.
Jul 31, 2017 near Linville, NC
Looking out onto the high country from one of many ladders on the trail.
Jul 31, 2017 near Linville, NC
This is MacRae Peak which stands at 5844 feet. in North Carolina. The bridge is exactly one mile above sea level.
Aug 15, 2016 near Linville, NC
A fat Black Bear eating a snack!
Apr 6, 2016 near Newland, NC
Climbing back down the ladders and Cliffside...
Aug 8, 2019 near Linville, NC
The beautiful view right after we climbed the final ladder!! Was a bit challenging trying to overcome my fear of heights but was definitely worth the views
Aug 8, 2019 near Linville, NC
Scrambling up a rock outcrop on the Grandfather Trail.
Aug 1, 2017 near Linville, NC
Using the anchored cables on the Grandfather Trail.
Aug 1, 2017 near Linville, NC
Gazing across the ravine and the Mile High Swinging Bridge at Grandfather Mountain.
Aug 1, 2017 near Linville, NC