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Your Guide to Beech Mountain Lodging

About Us

In 1967, Beech Mountain Ski Resort’s efforts to build inclusive lodging packages were born.

Fast forward to 2022, and we’re still working hard to cater to the specific needs of our clients. Our team of qualified professionals understands that your time is valuable, and we strive to ease the stress of planning your inclusive vacation.

Summer on Beech Mountain

Accommodations Center of Beech Mountain offers a number of great activities all year long. In fact, the resort offers something for everyone. Play a round of golf, take a hike, try one of the many mountain bike trails, play a round of tennis or just relax by the pool.

Mountain Biking

The Beech Mountain Bike Club has developed 11 rugged trails with over 40 miles of adventure for your riding enjoyment. We would like to think we have some of the best mountain biking on Earth.

Our club members and sponsors are devoted to developing and keeping our trails maintained for the use of all mountain bikers. Cycling is also permitted on the Blue Ridge Parkway, but not on trails or walkways.

Golf

The private Beech Mountain Club has a magnificent Willard-Byrd designed 18-hole, championship golf course. Access to the course is available to guests renting from us. Ask for details.

Hiking

Stroll through the woods, ride along Beech’s highest ridge, puddle jump down streams, take a picture at one of many vista points, feel the mist off of a magnificent mountain waterfall, or meander through old growth forests.

For information about Hiking and Biking on Beech Mountain, see Buckeye Recreation Center Parks and Trails

Swimming

The swimming facility of the Beech Mountain Club is available to guests renting from us.

Tennis

The private Beech Mountain Club has 10 Har-Tru composition clay courts at the Tennis Center.  Lessons and clinics are available for all ages, and skills are demonstrated during inter-club competition.  See https://beechmountain.club/tennis.

Buckeye Recreation Center has both indoor and outdoor tennis courts.

Fishing

Streams and lakes are stocked annually and fishing season runs from the first Saturday in April through the last of February. Buckeye Lake and Lake Coffey on Beech Mountain are stocked with trout. All persons over the age of 16 must have a fishing license to fish in North Carolina public waters. Licenses are available at Fred’s General Mercantile; (828) 387-4838

Many other activities are available. For more information, give us a call at (800) 258-6198.

Winter on Beech Mountain

With 15 slopes and 10 lifts at Ski Beech, the Accommodations Center of Beech Mountain has something to offer the entire family.

Mountain Facts

  •  Ski Beech is the Highest Ski Area in Eastern North America
  •  Ski season from mid-November through Mid March.
  •  Peak Elevation: 5,505 feet
  •  Base Elevation: 4,675 feet
  •  Vertical rise: 830 feet
  •  Lifts: 1 High Speed Quad, 6 Doubles, 1 J-Bar and 1 Tow Rope, 1 surface lift
  •  Lift Capacity: 9,300 skiers per hour
  •  Snowmaking Capability: 100% Slope Coverage
  •  All slopes Lighted For Night Skiing

Lift Ticket Prices

Additional Activities

  •  Ice-Skating
  •  Cross-country skiing
  •  Snowboarding

Winter Hiking on Beech Mountain

Hiking or Snowshoeing in the Winter can be the time of year to see wildlife and with the lack of foliage – long range views.  Beech Mountain offers over 30 miles of hiking trails, all maintained by the Town of Beech Mountain.

Stop by the Recreation Center first and trade in your hiking shoes for snowshoes, with their brand new snowshoe rental program.  For trail maps, stop by the Visitor Center or Fred’s General Mercantile.

Click here for more information about the Recreation Center.

Village Life

BEECH MOUNTAIN is a Resort Mountain Town featuring vacation amenities including skiing, ice skating, golf, tennis, swimming, organized recreational activities, hiking, and just plain relaxing.

Location

BEECH MOUNTAIN is located high in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, almost in Tennessee and Virginia. Our elevation (5,505 feet) creates cool summer temperatures, wonderful snowy winter ski weather, and some of the best mountain vistas imaginable.

The Community

BEECH MOUNTAIN is an incorporated resort town with over 2000 homes (including condominiums) and a good number of building lots. The Town of BEECH MOUNTAIN maintains roads, has a water and sewer system, 24-hour police protection and manned E911 response capability, building inspector (our building and zoning codes meet or exceed those of the State of North Carolina), and supports the philosophy of a resort community.

The High Country

The Avery/Watauga Area is called the High Country and its activities include sports and programs provided by Appalachian State University and Lees McRae College; the popular Summer Arts Festival Appalachian Summer; Live Theater in many locations including Boone, Banner Elk, Blowing Rock, and Abingdon, Virginia; wonderful Scenic Attractions located on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Mount Mitchell, Grandfather Mountain, and Road Mountain; and Special Events such as the popular Wooly Worm Festival, Valle Crucis Fair, 4th of July Barbecue and Fireworks Display, Bicycle Race, Fred’s Concerts, Art in the Park, Banner Elk Arts Festival, and numerous local crafts exhibits and story telling events.

Business Activities

BEECH MOUNTAIN has a number of good restaurants to satisfy a broad range of appetites. Some offer entertainment. Shops carry a nice inventory for shoppers and we even have a hardware store for those who like to piddle and fix-up. Several Real Estate firms offer vacation rentals and sales of homes and lots. A full compliment of seasoned builders provide a great opportunity to lot owners who want to build their dream home.

Medical

BEECH MOUNTAIN has first response EMT and E 911 capabilities available 24 hours a day. A good number of physicians are also located in Banner Elk. Dental and Chiropractic care is also available as well as 2 pharmacies.

Recreational Activities

BEECH MOUNTAIN provides activities in all seasons. Skiers come to the Premier Ski Resort in this area. SKI BEECH has 14 slopes for all grades of skier, 9 lifts, an ice skating rink, and an Alpine Village with shops and dining.

The BEECH MOUNTAIN CLUB is a Private Club to which owners of Beech Mountain Property may belong to enjoy Golf, Tennis, Pickleball, Swimming, Recreational Trips, Organized Activities, and Ski Lounge. In the area are found many other activities, including horse back riding, hiking, white water rafting and river excursions, and many more.

Beech Mountain also has a recreation center for your enjoyment which includes and indoor tennis court, basketball court, fitness center, walking track, meeting rooms, kids playroom and a new playground. Small fees will be charged for the services.

Scenic attractions, such as The Blue Ridge Parkway, Grandfather Mountain, Moses Cone Park, Mount Mitchell, and Roan Mountain are just a short drive away. Year around arts programs are offered by Appalachian State University and Lees McRae. Appalachian Summer is a winner in anyone’s book.

Membership Benefits

Membership: The private club annual membership is $1,955.00 for a house, condominium or lot owner. Membership is available to owners of Beech Mountain property. Members and their guests have use of the Beech Mountain Club facilities.

Those include an 18 hole golf course that boasts of some challenging holes and some panoramic mountain views, a practice range, 10 tennis courts (8 clay and 2 hard surface), lessons to sharpen up that golf or tennis match from the pros, 5 pickleball courts, swimming in a heated outdoor lap pool, enjoying the Members Lounge at the Ski Slopes, taking in many of the organized recreational activities that are excellent Day Camp for those “little ones”.

Real Estate

While at BEECH MOUNTAIN, spend your vacation with ACCOMMODATIONS CENTER and have ACTION REALTY assist you in finding your perfect vacation home or building lot. Homes start in the range from $150,000 to $1,300,000, condominiums start in the range from $70,000 to $420,000, and building lots range from ¼ acre to several acres and prices start in the $20,000 to $400,000. If you wish, ACTION REALTY offers BUYER AGENCY.

Beech Mountain Lodging

1103 Beech Mountain Parkway Unit 2
Beech Mountain, NC 28604