Located within a day's drive of over half of the country's population, Beech Mountain is nestled in the Southern Appalachian Highlands between Roan Mountain, Tennessee, and Boone, North Carolina. It's less than six hours from Atlanta, less than seven from Cincinnati, and only five hours from Nashville, Tennessee.
The Town of Beech Mountain is located in North Western North Carolina near the North Carolina - Tennessee state line. The Town is situated on the Watauga/Avery County Line at the end of NC 184. NC 184, also known as The Beech Mountain Parkway, is the main road into the town from Banner Elk.
From the Greensboro/Winston-Salem Area
Take US 421 N to Boone. Turn left onto NC 105. Follow 105 for 15 miles and then turn right onto NC 184. Follow NC 184 to Banner Elk and then turn left onto NC 194/184. NC 184 will veer to the right and become South Beech Mountain Parkway. Follow NC 184/Beech Mountain Parkway into Town.
From the Charlotte Area
Take I-85 S towards Gastonia. Take Exit 17, and turn left onto US 321 N. Follow US 321 to Boone. In Boone, turn left onto NC 105. Follow 105 for 15 miles and then turn right onto NC 184. Follow NC 184 to Banner Elk and then turn left onto NC 194/184. NC 184 will veer to the right and become South Beech Mountain Parkway. Follow NC 184/Beech Mountain Parkway into Town.
From the Johnson City, TN area
Travel on I-26 toward Asheville. Take exit 31 and merge onto US-321 N toward Elizabethton/Milligan College. Stay on US-321 to Elizabethton. Turn right at traffic light at US-321 and G Street. Turn right and next light onto TN-361/Gap Creek Rd. Stay on Gap Creek Rd. until it intersects with US-19E S. Turn right onto US-19E S/Tn-37 S/Veterans memorial Pkwy. Continue on US-19E S for 17 miles. Turn left onto NC-194/Banner Elk Hwy. Continue on NC-194 for 6.5 miles. Turn left onto NC-184/Beech Mountain Parkway. Stay on this road to the Town of Beech Mountain.
|Miles to Beech Mountain|
|Johnson City, TN||48|
|Ft. Lauderdale, FL||825|