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Once a secret gem of a spot, the tiny scenic community of Cedar Mountain has become one of Transylvania County’s liveliest and most rewarding spots to hang out! It’s a great place to kick back and enjoy delicious food and beverages in an area full of art and fantastic hangouts. An excellent day trip while visiting Brevard, Cedar Mountain is perfect for catching your breath on the doorstep of outdoor adventure.

Here are a few great places to get a sense of what makes Cedar Mountain so special

Fall in Love
For many visitors to Brevard and Transylvania County, Cedar Mountain is the entry point to DuPont State Recreational Forest. This beloved 12,500-acre state forest has trails, woodlands, beautiful views, and some of Transylvania County’s most popular waterfalls, including High Falls, Triple FallsHooker Falls, as well as Wintergreen Falls, and Bridal Veil Falls.  Nearby Connestee Falls also offers up gorgeous views of a spectacular plunge from an accessible viewing area. See accessible attractions near Brevard. 

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Throw Things
Long known for its pottery studios and flourishing local art scene, Cedar Mountain is a great place to check in on what’s coming off the wheel. See what’s new at Studio 276, Mud Dabbers Pottery, Cedar Mountain Pottery, Lezard Brevard, and Hemlock’s Studio and perhaps get inspired to take up a new hobby.

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Sip and Snack
Cedar Mountain has a host of delightful and unconventional options for food, drink, live music, and chilling out before or after a day of exploration. Studio 276 offers up craft moonshine, a gallery space, and live music in the evenings, and provides a daytime home to the beloved Velvet Cup Coffee Truck to caffeinate your mornings and early afternoons. Nearby Cedar Mountain Canteen also brings in regular music performances, as well as a full range of craft beverages at their intimate public house and bottle shop. Cedar Mountain Outpost may have started out as a gas station, but while you can still fill your tank, visitors will also find a full coffee bar, an extensive deli, and plenty of wine and beer.  Both Cedar Mountain Café and Creekside Market and Grill have long been local favorites for delicious meals in charming environments. The latter also offers arts and crafts, gem mining, a schedule of live music, and more.

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Gear Up
Any great adventure starts with the right equipment. If you’re in Cedar Mountain, you can find the stuff you need, and the stuff your favorite four-footed companion needs, at Hiker and Hound.

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Take a Swing
Sherwood Forest Golf Club offers up a lovely Par 3, 18-hole Audubon Sanctuary Course, which is a delight to play whether or not you’re planning to win the Masters next year. If you’re lucky, you might see some of the remarkable local bird life between the tees alongside a llama (yes, llama) caddy. And before you pack up the clubs, check out the gorgeous George Cobb-designed course at Connestee Falls Golf Club, which offers up championship play at 3200+ feet.

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