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Bring Your Family or Large Group to Our Gun Range for a Day You Won’t Forget

Recreation in Charlotte, North CarolinaWhether you’re an avid shooter or you simply enjoy spending the day at the gun range, you don’t want to miss visiting the Chetola Sporting Reserve. Clay pigeon shooting is one of the many activities we offer at our gun range and easily one of our most popular options, especially for larger groups. When you visit the Sporting Reserve, our certified instructors will provide an experience you won’t soon forget. Perfect for families, company retreats, or any other type of gathering, our gun range allows you to take advantage of the following:

Value-priced accommodations at our luxurious resort
Personal protective equipment
Quality shotguns (12, 20, and 28 gauge)
Instruction on basic shooting techniques, gun safety, and safe shooting
150 clay targets and shot shells with the option to purchase more at a reduced price
Safety enclosures
Our shooting experience takes about two-and-a-half hours to complete, and anyone 10 years or older is welcome. Once you’re done enjoying yourself out at the Sporting Reserve, we encourage you to finish off your day eating a meal at our gourmet restaurant, relaxing by the pool, spending time at the spa, or exploring the rest of the resort’s beautiful property.

To make a reservation, give us a call today! We look forward to seeing you at our gun range and to having you experience the thrill of clay pigeon shooting.

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Special Mother’s Day Buffet at Chetola Resort

Mother’s Day Buffet Inquiry

 Celebrate Mother's Day with great food and great ambiance at Timberlake's Restaurant.
Call (828) 295-5505 to reserve your table early!

Sunday, May 14

Seatings at 11:30am and 1:30pm

$44 per adult (ages 12 and older)
$24 per child ages 5-11 | Children 4 and younger - Free

Tax and 20% gratuity will be added


Antipasto Platter: Assorted Charcuterie, Cheeses & Olives, Pepperoncini, Pickled Vegetables, Artichoke Hearts, Melon & Prosciutto, & Stuffed Grape Leaves.
Strawberry and Spinach Salad with Goat Cheese, Candied Pecans, Red Onion and White Balsamic Dressing.
Pancetta, Pear and Arugula Salad with Shaved Manchego and Sherry Vinaigrette.
Caprese Salad with Basil Vinaigrette | House Salad with Assorted Dressings
Fruit Tray | Shrimp Cocktail, Smoked Salmon Tray and Crab Legs
Seafood Sliders: Shrimp, Scallop, Lobster and Fennel Salad stuffed inside freshly baked Yeast Rolls
Duck Confit Canapes: Caramelized Onions, Goat Cheese, Pita, Basil, and 12-Year Aged Balsamic Drizzle


Prime Rib of Beef with Horseradish and Au Jus


Maple Syrup, Fresh Strawberries and Blueberries, Whipped Cream and Butter


Bacon, Leek and Five-Cheese Quiche
Hunter’s Chicken Breast with Prosciutto, Sage, Fontina, and a Veloute Sauce
Pan-Seared Norwegian Salmon with Lemon Tarragon Beurre Blanc and Fried Capers
Tortellini with Tomato Marscarpone Sauce, Pancetta and Basil | Garlic and Chive Mashed Yukon Gold Potatoes
Braised Pork Bourgignon | Grilled Asparagus | Basil Creamed Corn | Summer Vegetable Gratin


Coffee & Tea Service Included


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4 Reasons Why Fly Fishing is the Perfect Activity for Your Next Girls’ Day Out

Recreation in Charlotte, North CarolinaYou’re planning a day away with your girlfriends and you don’t want to do the typical brunch-and-shopping day you usually do. So, what other options do you have? At Chetola Resort at Blowing Rock, we want to give you four great reasons why you should make fly fishing part of your next girls’ day out adventures:

  1. Commune with nature–Life is stressful, and one of the best ways to de-stress and revitalize yourself mentally and physically is to spend time out in nature. Going fly fishing is one of the best ways to get outdoors, reset, and truly appreciate what nature has to offer.
  2. Enjoy the view–Our world-class resort is located on 87 stunning acres in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. When you go fly fishing at our resort, you’ll get to experience these beautiful mountains up close and personal.
  3. Learn a new skill–Learning something new can make you feel accomplished. Whether you’re an avid fly fisher or you’ve never gone fly fishing before, we offer classes and clinics that can help you refine your skills and truly enjoy the sport.
  4. Relax at our spa–Spending all day out in nature fly fishing is the perfect excuse to treat yourself to an afternoon or evening at our luxurious spa. Bring your friends and get a massage or manicure and pedicure, and finish off your day with a delicious meal at our gourmet restaurant.
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Why is Our Resort a Recreation Destination? Here’s What You Need to Know

Recreation in Charlotte, North CarolinaWhen you hear the word “resort”, you probably envision luxurious suites, gourmet meals, and relaxing by the pool or at the spa. At Chetola Resort at Blowing Rock, we are your typical resort in that we do offer all the luxuries you’d want, but there’s one thing that really sets us apart: our recreation options.

Nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, our resort has become known for its recreation activities because we are a one-stop location for relaxation and fun! Spend the morning fly fishing, have lunch at our restaurant, and then hit the spa in the afternoon for a much-needed massage. Or, sleep in, enjoy a long brunch, and then head out to our gun range to refine your aim and shoot some clay pigeons.

In addition to our fly fishing options and gun range, we have tons of recreation activities for you to fill your day with. For instance, you can work on your tan on our sunbathing deck, enjoy the beautiful mountain views on one of our hiking trails, play tennis or pickle ball, read a book while your kids run around on our playground, and so much more.

We would be more than happy to discuss the many recreation activities our world-class resort offers and to help you plan your upcoming trip. To make a reservation or to get answers to your questions about our available opportunities, please reach out to us at Chetola Resort at Blowing Rock today.