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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Family Fun Month Coming Soon

This June, be a family again! Beech Mountain's Family Fun Month brings out the best in your family with 30 days of organized activities. Enjoy guided hikes, movies under the stars, Land of Oz tours, mountain bike lessons, pickleball games, mini golf, lodging specials & more.

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Renovated Emerald Outback is Ready for Hikers and Bikers

Emerald Outback logoAlthough it will officially celebrate its grand re-opening June 6-7, the renovated Emerald Outback trail park is ready for hikers and bikers seeking outdoor adventure near the top of Beech Mountain.

The Emerald Outback's trail system received an extensive renovation in fall of 2014 under the guidance of town recreation director Sandy Carr.

The renovation 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 operated ...

Beech Mountain's Egg-cellent Egg Hunt is set for April 4

Easter Egg Hunt 000Beech Mountain will be a hop-ning place on Saturday, April 4.

The Hoppy Easter Party takes place from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Buckeye Recreation Center. Our good friend Peter Rabbit will lead the Egg-cellent Egg Hunt and other egg-citing games and activities.

A light breakfast snack will be served as well. The event is free; however ... donations are appreciated.

Please call 828-387-3003 for more infor and to RSVP. We want to make sure Peter Rabbit hides enough eggs!

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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 ...


Awesome Midweek Deal: Two Nights, One Day on Slopes - $99

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If you’re looking for a great deal on a North Carolina ski package, you’ve come to the right place.

Once again this winter, the town of Beech Mountain offers its killer weekday special: two nights lodging and one day on the slopes for just $99 per person, based on double occupancy.

This deal, which is the best in the Blue Ridge, is available weekdays throughout ski season, with the exception of: Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day and the Christmas holiday period. So come up to Beech Mountain this winter and take advantage of shorter lift lines and less-crowded slopes during the week.

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