Smoketree Lodge is located in
the playground of the Western
North Carolina High Country. Visit
the Gemstone Mining Capital of
the United States (As seen on the
Learning Channel) or hike the well
known Appalachian Trail or tour
the famous Penland School of
The High Country area also offers
many outdoor adventures like
canoeing, rock climbing, hiking and so much more. All are just minutes away! If you enjoy
golf, the High Country is THE place to be. In fact, Golf Digest
featured an article about the area in which it stated that Avery County was the only place
in the United States that had
more golf course and resorts
than stoplights! Smoketree
Lodge is within ten minutes of
great mountain golf.
Hawksnest, Sugar and Boone
golf clubs offer challenging
Our area has tons of other exciting activities like trout fishing at
some of the streams just down the road, horseback riding, and
whitewater rafting! No matter
what YOUR idea of outdoor fun is,
you'll find it in the High Country...
and Smoketree Lodge offers the
most convenient location in the
area. Since we are located
between Boone and Banner Elk
you'll find that you can go in
either direction (north or south),
and only be minutes from unique
shopping in Banner Elk or Blowing Rock's quaint shops,
Grandfather Mountain, Tweestie Railroad, all of the area's ski
resorts and so much more.
We have provided you with the helpful links below.
Browse our website and even
RESERVATION ONLINE by clicking below. We
look forward to having you with us soon!
Links to High Country Attractions
Live Web Cameras!