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Mystery Hill has been amazing Parkway visitors for over 70 years. Fun and educational for the entire family. Explore North Carolina’s only Natural Gravitational Anomaly (see above photo), experience hands-on science activities, create giant soap bubbles big enough to surround an adult,

try your hand at Tomahawk and Knife Throwing, visit the historic home of the founders of Appalachian State University, view the world’s second largest collection of Native American artifacts that contains over a quarter-million pieces, venture into the petting Farm, mine for gems, view local fossils at the Appalachian Fossil Museum (additional fee applies), stroll along the River Walk, enjoy our Picnic areas, and more. All located just three minutes from the Parkway between Blowing Rock and Boone, NC!


129 Mystery Hill Lane
Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9549
Exit at Milepost 291.8