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Grandfather Mountain, highest peak in the Blue Ridge, is the only private park in the world designated by the UNESCO as an International Biosphere Reserve. Considered the most biologically diverse mountain in eastern North America. Visitors can drive to the crest, and along the way enjoy spectacular scenery, endless vistas and intriguing rock formations. Then, upon reaching one mile in elevation, guests can take an adventurous walk across the Mile High Swinging Bridge. At Grandfather Mountain you can photograph bears, river otters, panthers, deer, and eagles in spacious natural wildlife habitats; browse through a nature museum that celebrates the natural history of the region; and see original nature movies about the mountain. Visitors can dine in the restaurant or plan on picnicking at any of a hundred roadside tables. Then set out for adventure on 13 miles of the South's best alpine hiking trails.

Location: Hwy 221, Linville North Carolina Telephone 828-733-4337 Toll Free: 800-468-7325

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