Wolf Laurel

The Best Kept Secret in Western North Carolina

Established: mid 1960s | Average Temperature Winter: 55°/30° Summer: 74°/57° | Traffic-free Commute to Asheville

Located in Madison and Yancey County, Wolf Laurel is a beautiful gated community that boasts some of the best views available in Western North Carolina. Residents enjoy a front row seat to the four true seasons throughout the year. Snow skiing, horseback riding, hiking, golf, community social clubs and events are just a few of the activities available to residents.

Developed in the mid 1960's, Wolf Laurel occupies 5,500 acres of incredible mountain scenery and features one of the highest golf courses east of the Mississippi River.

Interested in hiking? Here you will find information about trails close to Wolf Laurel.

Wolf Laurel Country Club

The Wolf Laurel Country Club Clubhouse is the centerpiece and the hub of activity. The main dining room overlooks Big Bald Mountain (Elev 5516') the third highest peak in the Appalachians. The views from the Clubhouse deck offer some of the most dramatic and panoramic vistas in all of North Carolina.

Our facilities serve as host to the Club's many social events as well as family reunions, weddings, charity events, golf tournaments, and business seminars making any function a memorable experience.

Our newly renovated Lounge is a perfect place to sit back and relax after a round of golf. With a full bar and a full complement of wines by the bottle or glass you'll never go thirsty. Enjoy ordering from our lounge and dining menus.

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Wolf Laurel Championship Golf

Elevated atop the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Wolf Laurel Country Club golf course is both beautiful and challenging. Adorned with the credentials of being one of the highest courses east of the Mississippi River, its elevation and stunning views separate it from other courses in North Carolina. With elevations at almost 5,000 feet, spring, summer and fall temperatures make for perfect playing weather.

Designed in 1965 by W.B. Lewis, the course rises and falls from 3,600 feet to 4800 feet in elevation. This 18-hole championship mountain course winds through Wolf Laurel Resort and is conveniently located just a few miles off of Interstate 26.

Tee to green elevations change by more than 300 feet. Wolf Laurel Country Club's signature par three, Hole Number Six, is highlighted by dramatic views and a tee to green elevation change of over 200 feet. With a mountain backdrop, mature forests surrounding the course and no parallel fairways golfers enjoy both a secluded and a challenging golf experience.

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Ski the Wolf

Nestled in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina and conveniently located just 5 miles off I-26, Wolf Ridge Ski Resort has tremendous offerings for the ski and snowboard enthusiast. Whether you are a beginner or expert, long-time regular or first-time visitor, you are certain to find exactly what you are looking for at North Carolina's premier snow sport facility!



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Wolf Laurel Horse Stables

Take in the fabulous 360 degree views of the Cherokee and Pisgah National Forests from the top of Big Bald Mountain at over 5,500' elevation! Or, enjoy a cool horse ride through beautiful mountain forests along Bald Mountain Creek.

Wolf Laurel Stables now offers a new way to experience this beautiful area with one-hour wagon rides in a handmade wagon pulled by an impressive team of haflingers, carrying up to six adult passengers – perfect for families, children and small groups.

If you have never ridden a horse before, or have limited horseback riding experience, we will show you the basics. For the experienced riding enthusiast, you will enjoy our 2+ hour guided rides through a variety of terrain ranging from mountain forests and streams to the higher elevations of the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.

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