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Beech Mountain

At 5,506 feet in elevation, Beech Mountain is the highest municipality in Eastern America. The ski resort community got its start in the late 1960s and became a town in May of 1981.

The East's Highest Town: "Atmospheric" Enough for You?

Beech is located "in the South," but it's nationally significant for the northern feel of its year-round climate. Summers are cool in the NC High Country, but even on the hottest days, temps barely make the mid-70s on Beech. And in winter, nearly 100 inches of snow (more then Buffalo, New York) falls-and trees are often frosted into a winter wonderland.

Beech Mountain has an extensive system of trails-including new mountain bike paths that are making regional news. The town of Beech Mountain also has a state-of-the-art recreation center, golf course, restaurants, shops and more.

Featured Events

Oct 25

Ghost Train

9/20/19 – 10/26/19
Visit all the frightfully entertaining Halloween attractions, and take a chilling journey through the night on the… more
Nov 08

Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue

11/8/19
Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue explodes with the sounds of India and Bollywood, capturing the vibrant,… more
Nov 17

Old Crow Medicine Show

11/17/19
Old Crow Medicine Show started busking on street corners in 1998 in New York state and up through Canada, winning… more
Dec 06

Festive First Friday

12/6/19
Enjoy wine tastings, refreshments, art shows, music jams, the annual Christmas tree lighting, and horse-drawn… more
Featured Events
331 Queen Street, Suite 104
Boone, NC 28607
(T) 828-266-1345  •  (F) 828-266-1346
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