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Christmas Package

Christmas Package

“Breathe in Christmas as you select and cut your own fragrant tree.” Package includes: One night at Jackalope’s Mountain Lodge (formally Archer’s Inn) (weather permitting…snow at no extra charge!) A Christmas tree of your choosing (up to eight feet) from M&M Farms in Banner Elk A handmade Christmas keepsake from local craftsman Larry Parrish $10 off your dining experience at Jackalope’s View Restaurant (scenery courtesy Mother Nature) The memories?  Priceless!   Weekday package: $130 (add a night for $75) Weekend package: $180 (add […]

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Wildcat Lake

Wildcat Lake

One of the best things of which Banner Elk can boast is a beach—on the 13-acre Wildcat Lake, located on Hickory Nut Gap Road approximately 1 mile from Highway 184. Upgraded picnic facilities, including two shelters, play areas and a bath house all are available. There is no charge to use any of the facilities, although state fishing licenses are required, and reservations for use of the picnic shelters are necessary. Lifeguards are on duty during summer hours. The beautiful […]

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Buckeye Lake and Lake Coffey

Buckeye Lake and Lake Coffey

These two lakes on Beech Mountain are wonderful fishing lakes. You can get more information, including directions, from the Beech Mountain Town Hall (828-387-4236) or the Beech Mountain Chamber of Commerce (828-387-9283). Buckeye Lake, a seven-acre lake located at the base of the town, offers a combination of outdoor activities, including fishing and bird watching. Buckeye Lake is also a starting destination for several of the hiking and biking trails the town has to offer. Fishing season begins the first […]

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High Country Fishing Outfitters

High Country Fishing Outfitters

Appalachian Angler 174 Old Shull’s Mill Road Boone, NC 28607 Phone: (828) 963-5050 Email: info@appalachianangler.com Out of respect for our native populations, they practice ‘catch and release’ fishing on all waters and species. They also fish single ‘barbless’ hooks. This has been their practice since they started. They feel that catch and release fishing is imperative to protect our fisheries. They strongly support Trout Unlimited and the Federation of Fly Fishers. Elk Creek Outfitters 1530 Highway 105 Boone, NC 28607 […]

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Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway

Off the Blue Ridge Parkway, you will find several places where you can fish: Moses H. Cone Memorial Park (Milepost 292.7) covers 3,600 acres. You will find many miles of horse and carriage trails, hiking and fishing; Julian Price Memorial Park (Milepost 295) covers 4,344 acres. You will find a campground, picnic area, lake, boating, fishing and hiking trails here. Also, off the Blue Ridge Parkway near Blowing Rock, there are several small lakes that have a variety of fish. […]

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Linville Gorge Wilderness

Linville Gorge Wilderness

The Linville Gorge Wilderness Area is located in the Western North Carolina Mountains southeast of Boone. A part of the Pisgah National Forest, Linville Gorge is renowned for its 10,975 acres of rugged terrain, steep trails, dense forests and impressive rock cliffs. Formed by the Linville River with Jonas Ridge on the east and Linville Mountain on the west, Linville Gorge averages a 1,400 foot drop from rim to river. The distinctive rock formations located on Jonas Ridge include Sitting […]

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Grandfather Trout Farm

Grandfather Trout Farm

You only pay for what you catch, and there’s no license needed. Their trout pond is stocked to the brim, so you’re sure to catch one. Clean them yourself, or they can do it for you. Bring a cooler to pack your catch on ice, and you will be ready for a fresh mountain trout dinner. There is also gem mining and a miniature putting course. There is something for the entire family. They are located on Highway 105 in […]

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Lees-McRae’s Historic Mill Pond

Lees-McRae's Historic Mill Pond

This duck and fishing pond is located off Highway 184 (Tynecastle Highway) on Hickory Nut Gap Road in Banner Elk. Take an immediate right turn into the park area. Bring the family and feed the ducks, picnic, fish in the pond or just enjoy the waterfall that is just a short walk back from the main road. It’s so picturesque and close to all the Banner Elk great restaurants and unique shopping.

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Fishing & Swimming

Fishing & Swimming

You can experience the warmer months in the High Country by wading knee deep in a cool mountain stream while pursuing trout and small-mouth bass. Beautiful crystal clear mountain lakes are also available for those preferring still water. Regardless of your fishing interest or skill level, our area offers an abundance of different fishing opportunities. Fishing licenses are required for anyone who is 16 years of age or older. An additional trout stamp is required on designated trout waters. Temporary, […]

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Phone: (828) 898-9004
Toll Free: (888) 827-6155
Website: http://www.JackalopesLodge.com
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