Beech Mountain Guided Hikes
Guided hikes are offered from May through October in the Emerald Outback and on other trails located in the town of Beech Mountain.
The free hikes are hosted by the Beech Mountain Parks and Recreation Department and promptly depart from the meeting place at 9 a.m.
Participants are asked to bring water and have appropriate footwear suitable for hiking.
Below is a 2017 list of hikes and meeting places. There is no need to register. Simply show up on time and be ready to go.
For questions or more info, call the Beech Mountain Parks & Rec Department at (828) 387-3003.
Date Hiking Trail Meeting Place
May 4 Emerald Outback Outback base lot in town
May 18 Beech Creek Bog Outback base lot in town
June 1 Wild Iris Trail Buckeye Rec Center
June 15 Grassy Gap Creek Buckeye Rec Center
July 6 Red Fox Outback base lot in town
July 13 Falls Trail Buckeye Rec Center
Aug. 3 Lower Pond Creek Outback base lot in town
Aug. 17 Overlook & Upper Pond Crk. Outback base lot in town
Sept. 7 Sassafras Buckeye Rec Center
Sept. 21 Smoketree Trail Buckeye Rec Center
Oct. 5 Westerly Hills Buckeye Rec Center
Oct. 19 Emerald Outback Outback base lot in town
- All hikes begin promptly at 9 a.m.