The Buckeye Recreation Center has a fabulous indoor facility for residents and visitors, complete with a full-size gymnasium, an indoor tennis court, pickleball courts, meeting areas, fitness area with state-of-the-art equipment, kid's playroom, living room area, and an indoor walking track. The Buckeye Lake Park also offers outdoor recreation: tennis, pickleball, walking track, ball fields, hiking trails, picnic shelters, fishing, boating, a campfire area, and picnic spots. Beech Mountain Parks & Recreation also operates several parks and over 20 miles of hiking and biking trails on Beech Mountain, including the Beech Mountain Bark Park.
In winter, Beech Mountain Resort is the premier ski resort in North Carolina. It provides skiers and snowboarders with upscale amenities, superb terrain and an excellent learning center. In summer, the slopes convert to downhill mountain biking trails, making it the highest lift-serviced mountain bike park east of the Rockies.
Beech Mountain Club is a private club that offers a number of activities and facilities for visitors to enjoy year-round. Most lodging rentals include use of the Club and entitle visitors to all the amenities, such as the 18-hole mountaintop golf course stretching 6,099 yards with a spectacular view of the Blue Ridge Mountains.