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    Banner Elk

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Section in Banner Elk, North Carolina
Do & See
Banner Elk contributes to High Country's boundless attractions with natural wonders like Grandfather Mountain and the Blue Ridge Parkway. International and local visitors come by the millions each year to experience North Carolina through Banner Elk's eyes. There are also activities in the surrounding Blue Ridge areas. The slopes of Blue Ridge, with their unique biodiversity of flora and fauna, are unmissable destinations for hikers and bird watchers, while the high number of ski resort makes the area ideal for winter sports lovers.
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Foscoe Fishing Company & Outfitters

Foscoe Fishing Company & Outfitters

As High Country's only Orvis Endorsed Flyfishing Outfitter and Guide Service, Foscoe operates a full service fly shop and high quality fly fishing on the Watauga, Linville, Toe, Elk, New River, and many other mountain streams. They also offer float and walk guides on the tailrace waters of Tennessee on the famous Watauga and South Holston Rivers. These waters offer great opportunities for catching Brown, Brook, and Rainbow trout, and there is great smallmouth fishing in the area as well.
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