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XTERRA North Carolina Series Comes to Beech July 27

Trail runners of all ages and abilities are invited to Beech Mountain on Saturday, July 27, for the XTERRA North Carolina 15K/5K Trail Run. This is a great off-road running experience for any runner wishing to “ditch the city” and

Beech Mountain’s Revamped Road Race to Challenge Endurance Athletes

BEECH MOUNTAIN, N.C. – Eastern America’s highest elevation township has revamped its annual road race to take advantage of its rarified altitude. The Beech Mountain 10k ClimbMax, presented by, is set to challenge runners with a demanding course on

High Country Bird Watching Locations

Spring in the High Country is the perfect season to view the migration of birds returning after winter.   With so many undeveloped areas in the mountains of North Carolina, it is easy to find birds anywhere.  The High Country

Milepost 299-317

Wildflowers You Might Spot From Milepost 299-317 Dwarf Iris – Mar-April Mayapple – Mar-April Serviceberry Sarvis – Mar-May Buttercups – Mar-June Wild Strawberry – Mar-June Crested Dwarf Iris – Apr-May Soloman’s Seal – Apr-May Carolina Rhododendron – Apr-June Dogwood –