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.