# Grandfather mountain
The Wilson Center for Nature Discovery is all new this summer at Grandfather Mountain
LINVILLE, N.C. -- Grandfather Mountain definitely has multiple attractions and it will be adding to that number this summer. Starting in June 2022, Grandfather Mountain will have a new nature center.
Exploring Grandfather Mountain & The Mile High Swinging Bridge
Grandfather Mountain and McRae peak in the distanceNick & Rachel. Are you looking for your next adventure? Well, Grandfather Mountain is considered the most technical hike, that doesn’t require climbing gear, east of the Mississippi. It’s also referred to as the “chutes and ladders” trail because there are many spots where you have to use ladders and cables to climb the ridge.