Foreword Reviews

Grandfather Mountain

The History and Guide to an Appalachian Icon

2016 INDIES Winner
Bronze, Travel (Adult Nonfiction)

In this definitive book on Grandfather, Randy Johnson guides readers on a journey through the mountain’s history, from its geological beginnings millennia ago and the early days of exploration to its role in regional development and eventual establishment as a North Carolina state park. Along the way, he shows how Grandfather has changed, and has been changed by, the people of western North Carolina and beyond.