Parking & Shuttle Bus Information


Parking Information:

Parking is limited at the Games location (MacRae Meadows on the Mountain) and varies from day to day. The best option is to choose one of our Parking lots with shuttle bus service to take you up to the mountain. 

Security is provided at all GMHG Parking lots. 

Which Parking Lot is best for you?

  • If already in or around the Boone area off US-421, please use the Caldwell Lot.
  • If coming up US-221 from Asheville or Marion, you should use the Millers Gap Lot.
  • Should you find yourself coming in from Banner Elk on US-105, use the Linville Lot.
  • If coming from US-181/US-19E from Cranberry or Tennessee, please park at the Fair Grounds Lot.

Shuttle Bus Info:

Covid Protocols

Shuttle buses to the location of the games (MacRae Meadows of the mountain)  is provided for the majority of Highland Games attendees.  There will be three shuttle bus lots provided in the Linville area, and one in Boone.  At all four shuttle bus stations, guests will be required to wear masks while standing in line and while riding shuttle buses.  The Grandfather Mountain Highland Games will have a limited number of masks available should they be needed.  

*Drivers will be instructed not to allow anyone without a mask onto a Games shuttle bus.

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