Meet Western North Carolina | Montreat College, Montreat, NC

Meet Western North Carolina

Our main campus is cradled by a beautiful portion of the Appalachian Mountains here in western North Carolina. Our nearest community is the cozy, artisan-driven town of Black Mountain. A 20-minute drive on I-40 leads to the acclaimed cultural hub Asheville, North Carolina. Here are some of our area’s highlights!

Asheville Accolades

Black Mountain Accolades

Local Adventures

  • Visit Mt. Mitchell State Park (highest point east of the Mississippi)
  • Drive the Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Camp in Great Smoky Mountains National Park or Pisgah National Forest
  • Take a day trip to Chimney Rock State Park
  • Listen to live music at The Orange Peel or The Grey Eagle
  • View exhibits at the Asheville Art Museum
  • Taste the treats at French Broad Chocolate Lounge
  • Go back in time at the Biltmore Estate

Where to Eat

View local favorites in Black Mountain!