Banner Elk NC
Banner Elk is located in the heart of the High Country and offers a small town feel and friendly faces wherever you go.

Spring and Summer offer beautiful scenery, with the rhododendrons and trees back in full bloom. There are many hiking and biking trails, which offer a great way to enjoy the views. Banner Elk has several inns, restaurants and locally-owned shops that offer something for everyone to enjoy.

Banner Elk is home to a wonderful town park, many quaint shops, the mill pond, and Lees-McRae College. It is also just a short drive away from numerous area attractions. It is also the host of the annual Woolly Worm Festival, which attracts close to 20,000 people each year.
We've provided links below to some area activities.
Attractions Recreation Museums
Mast General Store
The Blowing Rock
Grandfather Mountain
Linville Caverns
The Blowing Rock
Tweetsie Railroad
Blue Ridge Parkway
Julian Price Memorial Park
Linville Falls
Moses Cone Manor
Pisgah National Forest
Roan Mountain State Park
Stone Mountain State Park

Mount Jefferson State Natural Area
Fishing
Gem Mining
Golf
Hiking
Rock Climbing
Skiing
Whitewater Rafting

For more information, visit High Country Outdoors
Appalachian Cultural Museum
Museum of North Carolina Minerals
Demographics (sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk)
Population
Population: 811
Square miles: 1.19

Gender
Male: 48.2%
Female: 51.8%
Age
15 or younger: 9.4%
16-24: 49.2%
25-44: 16.8%
45-64: 14.9%
65+: 9.7%
 
If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact us at 828-898-6325, 800-819-7647, email us, or use our online request form.

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