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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Beech Celebrates 50 Years on Top

This winter Beech Mountain celebrates 50 years as the highest ski destination in the East. Join us for a season-long recognition of this milestone. Beech offers the perfect mix of snowsports, lodging, restaurants and nightlife at 5,506 feet elevation. Click below for more details on the 50th anniversary ...

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Tubing Park Offers a Fun Activity in the Ski Resort Village

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A fun and family-friendly activity for Beech Mountain visitors is the state-of-the-art snowtubing park at Beech Mountain Resort.

The lighted park, now in its third season, sits adjacent to the ice skating rink in the resort village and features long runs with sweeping views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

“The catalyst for the park was a desire to add more amenities for our guests,” says resort general manager Ryan Costin. “People of all ages and skill levels enjoy tubing.”

The tubing park is open daily and nightly, and guests are not required to have a lift ticket to tube. Sessions are two hours long and cost $27 on weekdays and $32 on weekend. Click below for more details ...

Rock the Casbah at the Totally '80s Retro Ski Weekend

Retro 80s Weekend 2017aaJoin us Feb. 22-25 for the Totally '80s Retro Ski Weekend at Beech Mountain - four days of tubular awesomeness featuring retro skiing daily, '80s music nightly and a host of throwback activities in between.

Ski back in time and rock the casbah like never before with the best lineup of bands in our seven-year history.

The righteousness starts Thursday night with classic rockers DeCarlo, featuring Tommy DeCarlo Sr., lead singer of the legendary rock band Boston. Friday night promises to degenerate the faithful with the retro punk sounds of The Spazmatics, followed on Saturday night by the Carolinas' hottest new '80s tribute band, Cassette Rewind. Cassette Rewind will let the raga drop with the ultimate '80s new wave experience.

Festivities throughout the weekend include a Rubik's Cube competition, Ms. Pac Man contest, retro Name That Tune, the ever-popular $500 Totally Retro Apparel Contest, 1980s show cars in the ski village, Dayglo '80s ski parade and much more. Click below for full details ...

Youth Sledding Hill is Open After Offseason of Upgrades

Sledding Hill BeechMTN 0004Beech Mountain’s youth sledding hill opened in early December for the 2017-18 season.

The sledding hill is owned and operated by the Town of Beech Mountain, which instituted several offseason upgrades. Grading work evened the slope and created a longer stretch to slow down at the bottom, while special padding was installed at the bottom of the hill and along the sides.
Other improvements included dividing the hill into a slower side for younger kids and a faster side for older kids, and increasing the capacity of water flow to the snow gun to maximize snowmaking.
The sled run is for children 12 and under, with parents allowed to accompany younger kids. Plastic sleds are required. Hot chocolate is available at the pizzeria across the street, with free Wi-Fi and heated rest rooms next door at the Beech Mountain Visitor Center ...


Top 10 Reasons to Visit Beech Mountain, North Carolina

Skybar in SummerThere are so many cool things to experience during a visit to Beech Mountain, North Carolina, it's hard to single out just 10. But we took our best shot at it anyway.

Our list includes amazing views from the 5,506' Skybar to 30 miles of gorgeous hiking trails to one of the best ski resorts on the East Coast. Click the link below to check out 10 great reasons to spend your next getaway in Eastern America's Highest Town ...

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