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Top Hiking Trails

The high country is home to some of the most majestic views in the country. This is a list of the top hiking trails located in western North Carolina. There are beautiful waterfalls, gorges, and panoramic views along these trails.

WILL GRAHAM TO SPEAK AT THE 89TH ANNUAL “SINGING ON THE MOUNTAIN”

  This June 23, thousands of people from across the area will gather at MacRae Meadows in the spirit of God and fellowship.  Grandfather Mountain’s 89th Annual Singing on the Mountain is a joyful celebration of faith, claiming the title

NC Mountain Game Lands

There is a lot of great hunting among the NC mountain game lands in the High Country across some of the most breathtaking mountains. Buy a hunting license online now! You can also buy a hunting license at these locations

Summer Music in the Valle Series Performances

It’s time to break in those lawn chairs and blankets for a summer of free music in the Valle Crucis Community Park. All concerts are held on Fridays from May-September and begin at 7PM. Admission to concerts is free, but

Grandfather Mountain State Park Activities June 2013

Grandfather Mountain State Park is the newest North Carolina State park.  Created in 2008, the state park service acquired the 2,456 acres along the crest of Grandfather Mountain, located off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Linville.  The park offers 13

Free Public Fishing Locations NC High Country

Public Fishing NC High Country

Public Fishing Locations NC High Country There are many great public fishing locations in the High Country of Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, West Jefferson whether you are looking for trout fishing, fly-fishing spots, pier locations, or boat access. We

Mast General Store Celebrates Land Trust Day on June 1

VALLE CRUCIS and BOONE, NC – The Mast General Store celebrates Land Trust Day with the Blue Ridge Conservancy (BRC) at the Original Store and Annex and the National Committee for the New River (NCNR) in Boone on Saturday, June

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