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WHAT'S HAPPENING

IN THE HIGH COUNTRY

  • What’s Happening

    • Birding in the High Country Goldfinch-300x219

      The High Country’s  is home to many rare and endangered birds from the peaks of Grandfather Mountain to the banks of Kerr Scott Dam and along the roadsides of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Grandfather Mountain’s massive vertical drops into the […]

    • Tweetsie Railroad Open for Season! tweetsie railroad

      All aboard! Tweetsie’s first train departed April 8, 2016 as the park opened for what promises to be a great season. Grab your spurs and head down to Tweetsie for wild west family fun. After taking a ride aboard Tweetsie […]

    • Barnyard Opry 1403104471_everwondr-barnyard-opry-redo-size-june-2014_t

      Come on down to the Wilkes Public Library for some Pickin’ and a Grinnin’ with the BARNYARD OPRY. The first Monday of each month local musicians will be in the Friends of the Library meeting room on the lower level […]

    • High Country Bloom Schedule Rhodo1

      The High Country mountains boast some of the most beautiful wildflowers in the south. From the popular catawba rhododendron found commonly along the Blue Ridge Parkway to the rare and endangered pink shell azalea vaseyi found at Grandfather Mountain, the […]

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HIGH COUNTRY ARTICLES AND ACCOLADES

US Airways Article

North Carolina's High Country Featured in the July 2014 issue of US Airways Magazine.

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WHERE IS

THE HIGH COUNTRY?

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Located in the Northwest corner of North Carolina, the High Country includes the towns of Boone, Blowing Rock, West Jefferson, Beech Mountain, Valle Crucis, Wilkesboro, North Wilkesboro, Jefferson, Todd, Seven Devils and more. The High Country is just a short drive from Charlotte, Raleigh and Atlanta, and is conveniently found via several routes including Hwy 221, Hwy 321 and Hwy 421.

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