The small town that has it all
Beech Mountain, eastern America’s highest town can be found nestled amongst the Blue Ridge Mountains at 5,506 feet above sea level. This signature elevation provides the coolest summers, crisp autumns and snowy winters, making it the ideal spot for year-round recreation. The mild summers are perfect for golfing or fishing– Trout anglers have multiple options on Beech Mountain with two lakes, as well as a handful of mountain streams. With over 27 miles of hiking and biking trails, outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty to explore; And if you have an adventurous heart, The Beech Mountain Resort offers a world-class downhill mountain biking terrain park. For those seeking a slower pace experience, we recommend the Buckeye Lake Recreation Area – designated by the High-Country Audubon Society as a perfect spot for bird watching, with approximately 127 bird species who call Beech Mountain home. Add to that scenic lift rides, spectacular views and magnificent sunsets and it’s easy to see why visitors are able to leave their workday worries behind and enjoy an escape that is both exhilarating and relaxing. But it’s not all about summer, autumn ushers in brilliant fall colors that extend for weeks, leading to a winter playground for sledding, tubing, skiing and snowboarding. This small town packs a big punch with plenty for everyone every season. Thrill or chill, it’s no wonder this cool little town has become a hot spot to disconnect and reconnect with nature.
Beech Mountain is truly an outdoor playground for kids ages 2 to 102 with activities and adventures to be had year round.
Summers are mild and perfect for golfing or fishing. Trout anglers have multiple options on Beech Mountain with two lakes, as well as a handful of mountain streams.
Outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty to explore through more than 27 miles of hiking and biking trails and a downhill mountain biking terrain park, for the more adventurous. If birding is your thing, home to approximately 127 bird species, Beech Mountain has been designated as a perfect spot for bird watching by the High Country Audubon Society.
But it’s not all about summer on this idyllic mountain. Autumn ushers in brilliant fall colors that extend for weeks, leading to a winter playground for sledding, skiing, snowboarding, ice skating and snowshoeing. This town has plenty to offer for those seeking adventure or the ones who prefer to sit back, relax and enjoy sweeping alpine views and spectacular sunsets.
Thrill or chill, it’s no wonder this cool little town has become a hot spot to disconnect, unwind and reconnect with nature.