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The Mysterious North Carolina Phenomenon That Happens Just Twice A Year

The North Carolina mountains are full of mystery and magic, and one you can experience for yourself is the Shadow of the Bear. Seasonally, twice a year, the elusive shadow appears on the side of Whiteside Mountain.


Visit NC posted this incredible video to their YouTube account to give you an idea of what it’s like to witness it in person. Watch below

You don’t want to miss out on witnessing the shadow of the bear for yourself! You know it’s magical when it only occurs twice a year, and your chance to see it this season is now! Have you ever seen the Shadow of the Bear?

For another amazing and rare North Carolina occurrence, read about the glowing waves at the Outer Banks.

Emory Rakestraw
Emory was born and raised in North Carolina. She enjoys writing, photography, filmmaking, travel, wine and cheese. You can find more of her work on emoryrakestraw.com