According to a summit directory, there are 105 total mountain summits within the borders of Ashe County. These span in elevation from the highest mountain peak, named The Peak, which has an elevation of 5,195 feet, to Franks Knob which has an elevation of 3,060 feet. Most of the summits within the county have a lower prominence, meaning they are close to the same elevation as the surrounding terrain, however there are a few prominent summits including Bluff Mountain, Three Top Mountain, Stone Mountain, Phoenix Mountain, Mount Jefferson, and Mulatto Mountain.
If you are looking for spectacular views and hiking trails, venture to locations such as Elk Knob, and Mount Jefferson to enjoy some of the best outdoor recreation in the High Country. We have included some information on hiking and other fun things to do in Ashe County.
We enjoy living in Ashe County and would love to help you with all your real estate questions. If you are a first-time buyer, we can help you navigate through the process of buying a home, securing financing, and ensuring that you are getting the best deal for your money. Families moving to the area will love the innovation and new commerce that our area is enjoying, and the schools are fantastic here, as well. Take a look at Ashe County real estate properties and contact us if you’d like to schedule a time to tour a few listings. We can help you in your hunt for your dream home.
If you are in the market for a second home in the mountains, Ashe County is a great place to buy. Our secluded area provides you with tons of relaxation and respite and a slower way of life. You can escape to the mountains in any season and enjoy the best of the outdoors and natural beauty that this area affords.