Electricity and water where available,
1st come / 1st serve.
FOUR-DAY TICKETS must be purchased for each person camping.
The only exceptions are children 4 years and under, and
those with special authorization.
Children (5-12) $20.00
VEHICLES: Camping atendents will determine
your car parking area due to space limitations. Parking
will be provided below Highway 221 in the camper's parking
lot. Shuttle service to the overflow parking will be provided
after this lot is full.
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES & ILLEGAL DRUGS: Grandfather Mountain
Highland Games is one of the largest family gatherings
in this nation. We promote family fun in a safe environment.
You must adhere to NC Laws and Game's policies. We have
too much pride in ourselves, our families, and our clans
to violate these rules.
- All containers of alcohol must be
kept out of sight in bags or boxes and off the tables
at MacRae Meadows. The tent keeper must enforce this
policy or GMHG Security will handle the situation. [Any
violations reported to GMHG SECURITY will be turned
over to the Avery County Sheriff's Department]
- NC law prohibits open containers of
alcohol in the passenger compartment of a vehicle.
- No unlawful drugs are allowed at any
CAMPER RELEASE FORM must be signed by the head of the
campsite. This form can be filled out when checking in
on the mountain. The person who signs this form respectively
releases GMHG from all liability for anyone in his/her
CURFEW Campers on the Games side of the meadow must observe
an 11:00 p.m. curfew. Please respect your neighbors and
the curfew time by keeping noise at a minimum. This year
limits will be placed on Curfew camping; late pre-registration
may result in Non-Curfew camping.
This is a 1:00 AM Noise curfew
on the non-curfew side.
WATER is available below the Linville Fire
Department concession stand on the curfew side of the
meadow, directly across the road at the cold water showers,
and in the lower camping area below the Yonahlossee Trail.
Common Water is available in designated areas around the
ELECTRICITY is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
ICE will be sold by the Linville Fire Department.
PORT-A-JONS are located on both sides of camping.
SHOWERS are available 24 hrs daily. The curfew side showers
are located below the pump-house in the woods. The non-curfew
side showers are directly across the road.
Messages will be posted on the Message Board at the camping
check-in area. The number you may give to those who may
find it necessary to contact you is in case of an emergency
PETS are not allowed in Camping or any GMHG events. The
only exceptions are for special-need pets. For information
on kennels, please check with camping check-in. NOTE:
GMHG cannot be held responsible for the actions of special-needs
pets, registered by state, county or by federal agencies.
OFFICIAL GMHG MERCHANDISE: Visit Scotland Rising at tent
#3 for the complete line of GMHG merchandise.
GMHG INFO. CENTER is located at the GMHG office in Linville
across from the post office. Tickets, programs, and Games'
merchandise may be purchased here. The Center will be
open Mon. - Fri., 9:00 - 5:00 p.m. for the months of June