New in 2020! The first Alpine Coaster in the North Carolina Mountains is located at the base of Sugar Mountain. Ride individual carts at speeds up to 27 MPH on multiple 360-degree loops. It’s a cross between a roller coaster and toboggan sled run. They are open every day year-round, including our winter ski season. Read More
Ride to the top of Sugar Mountain on the Summit Express chairlift with panoramic views all the way. On many summer weekends (Fri-Sun). Read more.
Mine your own North Carolina gemstones! Grab a bucket and our expert staff will set you up on our flume line, then our staff will help you pan your gems and identify them. If desired, our expert gem cutters can cut your rough gemstones and set it into a piece of jewelry. Located across from Read More
The tennis at Sugar is spectacular. Six courts, meticulously maintained of fast-dry, Har-tru clay, are wildly popular from May through October. Mens, womens, and mixed play “friendlys’’ can be found every day of the week. And like the golf, the tennis facilities are open to everyone, either on a pay as you go basis, or Read More
Sugar Mountain Public Golf Club may be the best kept secret in mountain golf. Located just minutes from Boone, Banner Elk and the Blue Ridge Parkway, the 18-hole, par 64 municipal course is “Everyman’s Golf Course” in a region home to some of the world’s premiere private country club communities. Find golf at Sugar Mountain Read More
With more than 25 years experience, take many adventures with the pros: Enjoy the rush and excitement of whitewater rafting on the Nolichucky River, Watauga River and Wilson Creek – with hidden waterfalls and scenic wonders. Relax with river tubing on the New River, floating down the gentle flowing water. Take a canoe or kayak Read More
Enjoy skiing and snowboarding at one of the South’s premier ski slopes, Sugar Mountain Resort. Choose from full day, half day, twilight or night sessions. Come as you are – equipment rentals and sports shop on-site. Beginners learn skiing & snowboarding at either the Adult or Children’s Ski & Snowboard Schools. Groups are welcome and Read More