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Nestled in the High Country in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina is the charmingly rustic small town of Lansing, a prime travel destination in Ashe County. No matter what the season, Lansing offers unforgettable landscape and scenery, year-round festivals and incredible outdoor recreation opportunities. The quaint downtown offers a variety of interesting and unique shops filled with local arts and crafts, antiques and household goods. Our shopkeepers enjoy every opportunity to welcome you to the area, and direct you to any goods and services you may seek during your stay. Lansing also offers several eateries along the way, from old fashioned country cooking to fresh hand tossed pizza.

Lansing is about 20 minutes from Jefferson and West Jefferson, the seat of Ashe County, is only 45 minutes from Boone (NC) and is less than an hour from Abingdon (VA) or Mountain City (TN). You could get here from Charlotte or Winston-Salem in about 2-1/2 hours and just a few miles from the Virginia Creeper Trail.

Take a ride on the Blue Ridge Parkway,  A meca for recreational opportunities, a habitat for diverse species of flora and fauna, access to America’s cultural heritage, an icon of American progress and ingenuity, and a gateway to charming communities.

There are several National Parks and Conservation Properties within the area including the magnificent Pond Mountain recently acquired by the State and further to the north, the beautiful Mt. Rogers National Recreation Area and Grayson Highlands of Virginia.

We offer year round natural and scenic beauty and a friendly town. Explore Lansing!


Pond Mountain is Magical and Majestic


The mountain was named for the numerous ponds that spring on its ridges from unseen sources and its 17 miles of streams and rivers that continually feed the New River .

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Big Horse Creek Clean Up Saturday May 10, 2:00PM
Sponsored by GLAD and the

National Commity for the New River. Gather at Little Horse Creek Bridge We will work to the Teaberry Bridge. Please bring a canoe or boat that we can load trash bags in. Participants will get a 10% discount at Rose Mountain Butcher Shoppe & Pie on the Mountain for purchases on May 10th.

11th Annual

Rubber Ducky Race

Hobo Day - Yard Sale

Sat May 24 Creeper Trail Park

Music, Chicken BBQ, and more

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Start Your Own Ag-Business Workshop Series

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Lansing awarded $500,000 for town park expansion

The matching grants will help fund land acquisition, development and renovation of public park and recreation areas.


The Greater Lansing Area Development Committee

an initiative committed to the revitalization and economic development of the town

and townships of Lansing while honoring the local history and maintaining the culture

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Lansing Town Government Link


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