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Beech Mountain Fire Tower features an amazing view of the surrounding area. For an easier hike, I recommend taking the Valley Trail to the Beech South Ridge Trail. This route is not as steep as taking the Beech Mountain Trail directly from the Beech Mountain Trail Parking, but still poses a solid physical workout. The parking area is well labeled at the end of a dead-end road. We hikeed this loop in the evening and saw no one else. Overall, this fire tower is a nice getaway from what can sometimes be a very crowded park.

Short Hike: Parking lot at the end of Beech Hill Rd. Beech Mountain Trail starts at the far right side of the parking lot, the Valley Trail starts at the far left.

Gem Type: Viewpoint

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Alexandra Kaufman

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Sep 3, 2022
Cass MacDowell
2.2 miles. 705 feet elevation gain. Beech Mountain Trail to Valley train
Sep 16, 2021
Ted Heim
Sep 3, 2021
Nick Long
Jul 21, 2021
LAURA ELBL
Jun 6, 2021
Charly Jackson
May 26, 2021
Janki Patel
A hidden gem of a hike!
Nov 6, 2020
Marc Smith
Great trail. Steep in spots but worth the views
Oct 11, 2020
Jen Kwok

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