Click a trail for more details and to download it individually. A place known for its temperature swings, Grandfather Mountain experienced a temperature range of 93 degrees in Man's body found at Braves' SunTrust Park inside walk-in freezer. Even before you reach the bridge, on your way up, you can choose to hike instead of drive. For more information, call or visit www. About three-fourths of the way up to road to the bridge is a viewpoint called Cliffside Overlook.
This Terrifying Swinging Bridge In North Carolina Will Make Your Stomach Drop
Grandfather Mountain, near Linville, North Carolina, is famous for its "Mile High Swinging Bridge," panoramic vistas, wildlife, and superb alpine hiking. While on the bridge, you're treated to degree views of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. This is a favorite photo opportunity for visitors, as is the breathtaking panoramic view it affords. Some sources say, on a clear day, you can even see the Charlotte skyline in the distance. When visitors with handheld global positioning systems began to question the accuracy of the mile-high plaque along the staircase leading to the top of Convention Table Rock, Grandfather Mountain officials hired Suttles Surveying of Marion to use satellite equipment to verify elevations. Construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway began in , but the mile scenic drive was not completed until
Mile High Swinging Bridge - Picture of Grandfather Mountain, Linville - TripAdvisor
The new Top Shop provides elevator access to the Mile High Swinging Bridge, making the span accessible to people with disabilities for the first time. Wyatt W Aiken, South Carolina. Write a Review Add Photo. Finally, he inches forward. No netting to catch the foolhardy who will slip on the wet, shiny rock slabs.
Didn't see any cougars. Bev Perdue signed into law the bill authorizing the Grandfather Mountain State Park Tuesday, a sizable crowd assembled to witness the signature that would convert much of the late Hugh Morton's favorite mountain into a park that will preserve its glories forever -- nearly 2, acres, in fact. Posted by Jack Betts at Log in to get trip updates and message other travelers. Walk across the bridge! Grandfather Mountain of Grandfather Mountain.