Filming location in Forrest Gump

Filming Location
Forrest Gump Running – In a Curve

Forrest Gump is seen energetically running uphill on a curvaceous path, with a group of admirers in tow. As the chase ascends, the panorama below unfurls, presenting a splendid vista. This iconic scene was captured in the United States, specifically near Linville in North Carolina. To find the exact filming location read on or click the map icon in the navigation section.

“So, I got company… And after that I got more company. And then… even more people joined in.”

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Where was the Forrest Gump curve filmed?

The scene where Forrest runs up a winding hill, revealing a picturesque landscape, was filmed at Grandfather Mountain Entrance Rd, Linville, North Carolina, USA.

More about Grandfather Mountain

Grandfather Mountain is renowned for its diverse ecological systems and staggering panoramic views. It’s a beloved spot for hikers, photographers, and nature enthusiasts alike. Apart from its cinematic association with “Forrest Gump,” the mountain is a sanctuary for a wide array of flora and fauna, making it a biodiversity hotspot. Visitors to this location can also traverse the famous Mile High Swinging Bridge, America’s highest suspension footbridge, offering awe-inspiring views.

Scenes filmed at Grandfather Mountain

Forrest runs uphill in a curve with a beautiful view
In this scene from Forrest Gump, Forrest (Tom Hanks) is running up a curved hill path with a group of people following him. As they run up the hill, the path curves around, and a beautiful view of the area below is revealed. It’s a very pretty and uplifting scene where Forrest’s run shows others a beautiful sight.

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