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Wilkesboro NC Top Outdoor Activities

Wilkesboro NC Top Outdoor Activities

Stone Mountain State Park North Carolina

Stone Mountain State Park

Located just outside of Wilkesboro, Stone Mountain has an elevation of 2,305 so peak leaf color is predicted to be seen around the last week of October. Meander a hiking trail to a waterfall or the Huchinson Homestead.

This TRACK Trail is located on a portion of the park's Stone Mountain Trail. The TRACK portion is an easy .8 mile trail that runs from the Lower Trailhead parking lot to the historic Hutchinson Homestead. This trail is a great picnic opportunity, and offers restrooms as well.

Find more park information HERE

Wilkesboro Disc Golf

Disc Golf Courses

Rolling Pines Disc Golf Course
North Wilkesboro

This Par 56 course features 18 baskets on over 70 acres of rolling hills.  The course was created by the Town of Wilkesboro and the Wilkes County Disc Golf Club and continues to be ranked as one of the top 3 disc golf courses in North Carolina. Find details HERE


Highland Hills Disc Golf Course
22 S Park Rd, North Wilkesboro, NC

The course sits among 27 beautiful, hilly acres of timbered land along the Yadkin River. The 18 holes include red, white and blue tees on each. The walk is about 2 miles in length. The par is set at 54 from all 3 tees.  Find details HERE

Kerr Scott Wilkesboro

Kerr Scott Reservoir

The W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir is a 1,475-acre artificial lake with too many activities to describe here!  Some highlights are:

Mountain Biking
There are three main trails around the lake that draw riders from across the county.  Find details HERE

Hiking for Kids
This TRACK Trail and location has the most to offer, including lots of fun family activities! There is a paved bike path, mountain bike trails, canoeing & kayaking, camping, picnic areas, fishing, birding, and playgrounds available to the public. The trail, which is on the Fish Dam Creek Trail, is an out-and-back trail and is approximately 1 mile long. Find details HERE

Fort Hamby Park
The park offers a campground, fishing, boat/canoe ramps, playground, beach area, picnic areas, hiking trails and more!  Find maps and details HERE


Yadkin River Greenway

Yadkin River Greenway

The Yadkin River Greenway is a 7.5 mile trail system (paved and graveled) that meanders along the river, through town and by historic markers. The greenway is a great place to bike, walk, fish or put-in a canoe or kayak!

Find a detailed Yadkin River Greenway map HERE

Rendezvous Mountain Educational State Forest

Rendezvous Mountain Educational State Forest

This unique "hidden gem" features many education outdoor activities, including: 

  • Outdoor Education Workshops
  • Picnic Facilities
  • Covered ampitheater (may be reserved for special events)
  • Fire Tower
  • Beautiful mountain views
  • Ranger-Conducted Classes
  • Trails
    • Logging History Demonstration Trail
    • "Talking Tree" Trail
    • Forest Demonstration Trail
    • Amadehy Waterfalls Trail

**Note the park is closed on Mondays and closes at 5 on all other days.  Find more details HERE