Beech Mountain is the highest town in Eastern America and an ideal vacation spot in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains. Our elevation (5,506 feet) sets us apart 12 months a year.

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Elevate Your Downward Dog!

Take your downward dog to new heights with Bottoms Up Yoga on the skybar observation deck at Beech Mountain Resort. On select Sundays through Sept. 13, these classes invigorate the mind, body and spirit. And they conclude with a craft beer from Beech Mountain Brewing Co.

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Enjoy Hiking and Biking in the Renovated Emerald Outback

Emerald Outback logoThe renovated Emerald Outback at Beech Mountain - which celebrated its grand re-opening June 6-7 - caters to outdoor enthusiasts in search of adventure at the top of Beech Mountain.

The Emerald Outback's trail system received an extensive renovation in late 2014. The project was financed by a Recreation Trails Program grant from the state of North Carolina. It involved widening and smoothing trails, improving drainage, replacing signage throughout the trail park, and installing safety LID (location identification) markers to assist search teams and paramedics.

At elevations reaching 5,400 feet high in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, the Emerald Outback is one of the highest and most unique trail parks east of the Rockies. Wind-swept gnarly Beech trees, lush undergrowth and small streams form an emerald forest that inspired creation of the Land of Oz theme park, which ...


Yoga Classes Reach New Heights at Beech Mountain Resort

Mile High YogaTake your downward dog to new heights this summer with Bottoms Up Yoga on the skybar observation deck at the top of Beech Mountain Resort.

On select Sundays between now and Sept. 13, these unique yoga classes offer the chance to invigorate and restore the mind, body and spirit. Instructor Jenna Thompson, a yogi extraordinaire, teaches the practices of the Vinyasa Flow method.

Classes begin at 10:30 a.m. and last about an hour. Participants are asked to ride the chairlift between 10-10:15 a.m. to the observation deck. Yoga mats are limited, so please bring your own if you have one.

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Golfers: The Summer of 79° Guarantees Cool Temps!

Summer of 79A lot of places promise cool golfing conditions in summer. But only one place guarantees it.

Simply book the "Summer of 79°" stay-and-play golf package on Beech Mountain this summer and if the official high temp exceeds 79° the day you play, you receive a certificate for a free round of golf.

Beech can make such a guarantee because the summertime temperature rarely exceeds 79 degrees. Heck, it rarely even gets close to that mark. In fact, since a National Weather Service station was installed on the mountain in 1992, the high has only eclipsed 79 on 11 days.
Not only are those temperatures enticing - so is the pricing! Rates for the packages start at ...


15 Facebook Photo Spots on Beech. How Many Can You Find?

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To showcase the scenic beauty found throughout town, Beech Mountain has created a Facebook Photo Spot program.

The program highlights 15 picture-worthy spots for visitors to snap photos and post to Facebook. The spots range from overlooks near the top of the mountain to picturesque parks in the heart of town. You can even take a photo of Beech Mountain's famous putt putt course with blue fairways.

The photo spot program makes a great scavenger hunt. See how many spots you can locate and post to Facebook during a single day. Or spread it out over the course of a weekend or a full week.

The complete list of 15 Facebook Photo Spots is available by clicking here. Happy hunting!

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