Broadstone - A Division of University Recreation

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Broadstone is a University Recreation facility, in the Division of Student Development.

Close - Broadstone is conveniently located in Valle Crucis, just a short seven mile drive from the Appalachian State University's campus. It offers students, faculty and staff a close, safe outdoor space and includes a lodge, four cabins, large open field area, two pavilions and team building programs.

Quaint - Broadstone offers a quiet and secluded setting "away" from the university. The outdoors and surrounding natural aesthetics create a quaint location for the university community to get outside, spread out from the congestion of Boone and enjoy the beauty of the Watauga River and Blue Ridge Mountains.

Affordable - Broadstone offers its campus to the university community for a small operational cost. Broadstone is an affordable space for student groups, academic departments and university offices.

Educational - Broadstone offers the university and Boone community a variety of wilderness medicine and wilderness ethics certification courses on a year-round basis.

Ideal - Broadstone is the ideal location for a wide variety of events, including but not limited to:

  • Meetings/Workshops
  • Trainings
  • Team building programs
  • Campfire gatherings
  • Cookouts/Picnics
  • Kick-off or end-of-the-year events
  • Celebrations
  • Overnight retreats

Contact Us

1431 Broadstone Rd
Banner Elk, NC 28604

Phone: (828) 262-7388


A UREC facility in the division of Student Affairs.