Family Fun Month Begins Atop Beech Mountain

This June, spend time as a family!

June is “Family Fun Month” with 30 days of family activities (see calendar below) atop Beech Mountain. The town of Beech Mountain is at 5,506 feet above sea level in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Family Fun Month includes activities such as family hikes, free canoe rentals, disc golf, pickleball, mountain bikes, and a movie under the stars – just to name a few.

Here is the schedule for June 1. Please click here for a full-month schedule.

Fri. June 1

> Guided tours of old Land of Oz property & yellow brick road* – for tickets, click here

*Need to park at Beech Mountain Resort to catch shuttle to Oz

(IMPORTANT: Tickets required; please arrive one hour prior to scheduled tour time)

> Free canoe/paddle boat rentals at Buckeye Lake beside Buckeye Rec Center – 8:30am-6:30pm

> Family Zumba fitness class at Buckeye Rec Center ($5 adults, 12-under free) – 9:00am

> Mini-golf special at Brick Oven Pizzeria (buy one, get one free) – all day

Disc golf at Beech Mountain Resort (free with own disc) – 12:00-5:00pm

> Discount tickets to Grandfather Mountain available at Visitor Center (call 828.387.9283)

Rhododendron Ramble hike at Grandfather Mountain (free with park admission) – 1:00pm

> Friday Field Day beside Brick Oven Pizzeria: bounce houses, games, etc. (free) – 2-7:30pm

> Guided trout fishing by Rec Center staff, gear provided ($25/hr by appointment: 828.387.3003)

Mountain biking lessons at Beech Mountain Resort ($45-$150, includes rental) – times vary

Learn to Pickleball class at Buckeye Rec Center (price TBA) – 4:30-6:30pm

> Friday Family Concert beside Brick Oven Pizzeria: The Rockabilly’s (free) – 5:30-8:00pm

> Movie Under the Stars on outdoor screen at Brick Oven Pizzeria (free) – 8:30pm

> Mtn. bike lessons at Rec Center, bikes not provided ($40/hr by appointment: 828.387.3003)

> Mtn. bike guided rides at Rec Center, bikes not provided ($10/hr by appointment: 828.387.3003)