Grandmother Gap

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Grandmother Gap
Grandmother Gap is located in North Carolina
Grandmother Gap
The pass is located in Avery County
Elevation4,075 ft (1,242 m)[1]
Traversed byBlue Ridge Parkway
Location North Carolina
 United States
RangeBlue Ridge Mountains
Coordinates36°04′35″N 81°50′05″W / 36.0765168°N 81.8348328°W / 36.0765168; -81.8348328Coordinates: 36°04′35″N 81°50′05″W / 36.0765168°N 81.8348328°W / 36.0765168; -81.8348328
Topo mapUSGS Grandfather Mountain

Grandmother Gap (el. 4,075 ft (1,242 m)) is a mountain pass in North Carolina on the Blue Ridge Parkway, between Grandmother Mountain and Beacon Heights, east of Linville and nearby Grandfather Mountain.


  1. ^ "Grandmother Gap". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 18, 2014.