Visitor Information for the High Country

IMPORTANT NUMBERS
Any Emergency    911
Animal Control    828-262-1672, 336-982-4060
App. State University Police    828-262-2150
Avery County Humane Society    828-733-6312
Banner Elk Police    828-898-4300
Beech Mountain Police    828-387-2342
Boone Fire Department    828-262-4520
Boone Police    828-268-6900
Blowing Rock Police    828-295-5210
Carolina Poison Control    800-222-1222
Sugar Mountain Police    828-898-4349
West Jefferson Police    336-246-9410

HOSPITALS & MEDICAL FACILITIES
Ashe Memorial Hospital, Jefferson    336-846-7101
Blowing Rock Hospital    828-295-3136
Blowing Rock Medical Clinic    828-295-3116
Cannon Memorial Hospital, Linville    828-737-7000
Watauga Medical Center, Boone    828-262-4100

REAL ESTATE
Ashe County Board of Realtors    336-846-0107
High Country Association of Realtors    828-262-5437

POST OFFICES
680 W. King St., Boone    828-262-1171
614 Howard St., Boone    828-262-2242
1544 Blowing Rock Rd., Boone    828-264-3813
6141 US-421 N, Vilas    828-297-2681
3565 NC-194 S, Banner Elk    828-963-6511
977 Main St., Blowing Rock    828-295-3589
155 Central Way SW, Banner Elk    828-898-4334
4235 Mitchell Ave., Linville    828-733-5745
419 E 2nd Street, West Jefferson    336-246-2601

TRANSPORTATION – Regional Airports
Asheville Regional Airport    828-684-2226
105 miles from Boone
Charlotte Douglas Airport    704-359-4013
100 miles from Boone
Hickory Regional Airport    828-323-7408
50 miles from Boone
Tri-Cities Regional Airport    423-325-6000
Blountville, TN. 60 miles from Boone

PUBLIC TRANSIT
AppalCART County-wide Bus Service    828-264-2278
Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation    336-662-0002

CAR/MOTORCYCLE RENTAL
Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Boone    828-268-9761
Action Cycle Sports    828-262-1558
Road Conditions
Blue Ridge Parkway Road Conditions    828-298-0398

SMOKING LAWS
There is a statewide smoking ban in restaurants and bars.

ALCOHOL POLICY
Liquor is only sold in stores run by the Alcohol Beverage Control Commission. All ABC stores are closed on Sundays. The alcohol laws of North Carolina prohibit the sale of alcohol from 2 a.m. to 7 a.m. Monday through Saturday, and from 2 a.m. until noon on Sundays.

VISITORS CENTERS AND RESOURCES
Boone Convention and Visitors Bureau
815 W. King St., Suite 10, Boone
800-852-9506, exploreboonearea.com

High Country Host
1700 Blowing Rock Rd., Boone. 828-264-1299,
www.mountainsofnc.com

Blowing Rock Visitor Center and Chamber of Commerce
159 Chestnut Street, Blowing Rock. 828-295-4636
www.blowingrock.com

West Jefferson/Ashe County Chamber of Commerce Center
1 N. Jefferson Ave., West Jefferson. 336-846-9550

Wilkesboro Visitors Center
2121 East Highway 421. North Wilkesboro.
336-667-1259

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