Explore the area this summer


Hawk's Nest Zip Line

 Zipline year-round! Hawksnest currently has 20 ziplines including 4 mega zips, 2 over 2000 feet long and 2 over 1500 feet long. With 4 miles of zipline riding with heights over 200 feet and speeds up to 50 mph. Ziplines are over trees, through trees, over lakes and creeks with panoramic views on almost every ride. Huge observation deck at mountaintop lodge for after your zipping sessions! 



Biking Park/ lift rides at Sugar Mountain

 The Sugar Mountain bike park includes its signature expert terrain and newly built beginner and intermediate trails. Varying line option choices from the summit to the base include rollers, small dips, table tops, and other fun features. Valid trail access/lift ticket required at all times.

Tickets can be purchased at the Snowsports School.

Bicycle helmets are required by Village Ordinance. 

Bike Park & Lift Ride Hours and Schedule

July 3 – September 7, 2020
Friday: 11 a.m. until 7 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Labor Day Monday: 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.

October 10 & 11 / Oktoberfest

Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

October 17 & 18 / during Woolly Worm Festival in Banner Elk
Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.

No uphill traffic after 10 a.m. Friday – Sunday


summit crawl

 Sugar Mountain Summit Crawl July 4, 2020   9:00am


Sugar Mountain Resort
1009 Sugar Mountain Drive
Village of Sugar Mountain, North Carolina 28604
Saturday, July 4, 2020, 9:00am – New Start Time!


The Sugar Mountain Resort Summit Crawl is a fun and competitive event (if you want it to be) via foot to Sugar Mountain’s 5,300’ peak by way of the Easy Street, Gunther’s Way, and Northridge slopes. Summer Trailmap Download (5.5 MB). Remember it’s just for fun but we’ll time you and give out prizes.Food and beverages are available…


july 4th



A spectacular firework show, sponsored by the Village of Sugar Mountain Tourism Development Authority, viewed from Sugar’s 5,300’ peak begins around 9:00 p.m. The Summit Express chairlift runs Saturday, July 4 from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. for mountain-top fireworks viewing. No mountain bikes after 7:00 p.m. Typical Mountain Boys perform at the base lodge from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. and food and beverages are available.




Oktoberfest at Sugar Mountain Resort

We’ve got lots of reasons for you to grab your beer stein, put on your lederhosen or your dirndl and head to Sugar Mountain Resort Saturday & Sunday, October 10 & 11, 2020. The Harbour Towne Fest Band will provide a festive Bavarian atmosphere to Sugar’s 30th annual Oktoberfest celebration. Admission, parking and shuttle service are free. Rain, shine or snow the festival will go on! For additional information please call 828-898-4521

explore the area this winter



 Sugar Mountain Resort is located in the beautiful Village of Sugar Mountain, right off of Hwy 184. Sugar Mountain also boasts the largest vertical drop (1200 feet) in the state



There is tubing at many places in the mountains...Sugar Mountain, Jonas Ridge and Hawk's Nest to name a few. You can always have a busy day in the snow and then family style dinner at Daniel Boone Inn in Boone, NC.


So much more.....

Banner Elk Winery

Mast General Stores in Boone and Valle Crucis

Shops on the Parkway in Blowing Rock

Tweetsie Railroad

Grandfather Mountain swinging bridge/trails

Linville Caverns

Serenity Day Spa near Sugar Mountain

Beech Mountian

Sugar Creek Mining Company

Apple Hill Farm

Sugar Mountain Golf and Tennis