Welcome to Winter Star! Located near Burnsville, North Carolina, this charming cabin offers a cozy haven with modern comforts, featuring three bedrooms and a loft. Comfortably accommodating up to 13 guests, the cabin includes a master bedroom with a queen bed, a second bedroom with a queen bed, a loft with three twin beds, and a basement with two twin beds and a queen sleeper sofa. Unwind in the inviting living room with a grand wood-burning fireplace and a queen sleeper sofa for added sleeping space. Step outside to the furnished wrap-around patio deck, complete with gas and charcoal grills, providing a perfect setting for outdoor gatherings. The fully equipped kitchen and central heating & A/C ensure a comfortable stay year-round. With WiFi, cable TV, and even a washer & dryer, every convenience is at your fingertips.
Discover the world of single-track mountain biking near Mt. Mitchell, NC, with trails designed for various skill levels. Ride through the natural beauty of the region, including highlights like the challenging “Big Fuggin’ Heartbreak,” a 47.3-mile route with elevation changes, and the thrilling “Bear Pen to Walker Creek Descent,” a 7-mile trail known for downhill sections. Enjoy shorter but exciting rides on the “Staire Branch” and “Perkins Trail,” each offering different terrains. For a true challenge, tackle the 1-mile “Upper Corner Rock” with a steep ascent and descent. Delve into the 12.5-mile “Woods Mountain” trail, blending technical challenges and scenic views. Don’t miss the annual Pisgah Mountain Bike Festival, an opportunity to connect with fellow riders and explore the diverse trails in this biking haven.
Experience a haven for trout fishing enthusiasts along North Carolina’s South Toe River. Fed by Mount Mitchell, the river flows through various terrains, from rapids to serene pools. Encounter brook, brown, and rainbow trout, wild and stocked, with some browns reaching sizes up to 20 inches. The river is divided into sections with distinct rules, from Wild Trout fishing to catch-and-release in the game lands area, and Hatchery Supported guidelines downstream from Clear Creek to Toe River Campground. Access the South Toe River conveniently via the Carolina Hemlocks Recreation Area. Adjust your fishing strategies with seasonal fly patterns, from mayfly imitations to effective Brown Caddis and Hendrickson patterns. Adapt to changing weather with terrestrial patterns in warmer months and nymphs and midge patterns during colder times. Whether you’re an experienced angler or new to fishing, the South Toe River invites you to enjoy its fishing opportunities.
Embark on an exploration of the top ten hiking trails near Mt. Mitchell, each offering unique adventures in nature. Discover the moderate 5.6-mile Mount Mitchell Summit Trail, leading to the highest peak in the eastern U.S. For experienced hikers, the 11.4-mile Black Mountain Crest Trail presents a challenge across the Black Mountains. Enjoy the 7.2-mile Big Tom Gap and Buncombe Horse Range Trail Loop amidst blooming flora. Connect with the 4.7-mile Deep Gap Trail, leading to the Mount Mitchell Summit Trail intersection. Traverse the 10.6-mile journey from the Commissary Trail to Deep Gap for panoramic views. Ascend the Colbert Ridge Trail, a 4.4-mile challenge, and explore the moderate 4.9-mile Higgens Bald Trail. Discover the Lost Cove Ridge Trail, a 3.1-mile path to scenic ridges. Experience the 4.6-mile Mount Mitchell High Loop Trail as an alternative summit route. Conclude with the family-friendly 1.3-mile Setrock Creek Falls Trail to a picturesque waterfall. Stay prepared and informed about trail conditions for a rewarding adventure.
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