The Town of Beech Mountain has a new sledding hill.

High Country Press reports the town has built the new hill along with a 120-space parking lot, playground, and restroom facility, located near the Bark Park.

According to the report, the original sledding hill next to the Visitor Center off Beech Mountain Parkway will no longer be available.

The new hill is completely cushioned and fenced in, and is at 5,110 feet above sea level.

The Town of Beech Mountain has offered the only municipal sledding hill in the southeast for many years.

To learn more, call 800-468-5506, or visit