High Country Info

Mystery Hill

For years vacationers that travel to the High Country and the Blue Ridge Mountains visit one of the areas best attractions, Mystery Hill. Visitors remember the remarkable defiance of gravity, where you can see a ball roll uphill, and where folks are pulled from an upright position to an uncanny standing angle of nearly 45 degrees. 

One of the areas oldest attractions Mystery Hill has been amazing visitors since 1948. See a ball roll uphill, and water flow uphill, swing in a swing that only swings on one side of the pendulum, Experience the Mystery Platform where people grow right before your eyes, boggle your mind with optical illusions and puzzles, lose your shadow, flap your wings and fly on the flying mirror or stand inside a giant soap bubble.The strange phenomenon has been amusing and puzzling visitors to Mystery Hill for generations. With all the things to see and do, no one leaves dissappointed. Mystery Hill is a family oriented amusement science center that offers fun for children ages 2 to 102.marvel at one of the largest collections of arrowheads in the world, Step back in time as you explore the 1903 home of the founders of Appalachian State University, Strike it rich at the Gem Mine, explore a fossil dig at the Fossil Museum, cool off by tubing the creek, bring a picnic lunch and enjoy our beautiful picnic facilities, shop in our gift shops with some of the best prices in the High Country.

Located between Boone and Blowing Rock, this is a great attraction to take your kids to.

Mystery Hill

129 Mystery Hill LaneBlowing Rock, NC 28605