Parks / Recreation Guide
Parks / Recreation Guide
Parks / Recreation Guide
Parks / Recreation Guide

Stone Mountain State Park
  • Stone Mountain State Park
  • Stone Mountain State Park
  • Stone Mountain State Park
Stone Mountain State Park

3042 Frank Parkway
Roaring Gap NC 28668
336-957-8185

Test your fly-fishing techniques in more than 20 miles of designated trout waters. Or, with more than 16 miles of trails, take a hike in the park. Designated as a National Natural Landmark in 1975, Stone Mountain is bounded on the north by the Blue Ridge Parkway and on the west by the Thurmond Chatham Game Lands. More than 14,100 acres of mountain beauty offer opportunities for outdoor activities of all kinds.


Elkin Valley Trails Association, Inc.
The Elkin Valley Trails Association (EVTA)


Elkin NC 28621
336.835.4630

The mission of the non-profit Elkin Valley Trails Association (EVTA) is to increase the quality of life in the Elkin Valley by building and promoting a network of trails and greenways. These trails and greenways will provide educational opportunities, preserve our area history, promote health, wellness and a healthy lifestyle, provide economic opportunities, provide a unique birding opportunity, and offer organized hikes for visitors and residents of the area.


Elkin Municipal Park
Elkin Recreation & Parks Department

399 US Highway 268 W
Elkin NC 28621
336-794-6478

Elkin Recreation & Parks Departmen

Hanging Rock State Park

2015 Hanging Rock Park Road
Danbury NC 27016
336-593-8480

    Not far from the cities of the Triad area, off the four-lane highways there's another North Carolina to be discoveredsheer cliffs and peaks of bare rock, quiet forests and cascading waterfalls, views of the piedmont plateau that stretch for miles.



    Pilot Mountain State Park

    1792 Pilot Knob Park Road
    Pinnacle NC 27043
    336-325-2355

      Approach from any direction and see Pilot Mountain rising more than 1,400 feet above the rolling countryside of the upper Piedmont plateau. Dedicated as a National Natural Landmark in 1976, this solitary peak is the centerpiece of Pilot Mountain State Park.



      Blue Ridge Parkway


      Asheville NC 28802-2136

        The Parkway incorporates several recreation areas, some exceeding 6,000 acres. These parks within the Parkway have visitor centers, camp grounds, picnic areas, trails and, in many instances, concessionaire-operated lodges, restaurants, and other facilities.



        Fisher River Park
        Fisher River Park

        251 County Home Road
        Dobson NC 27017
        336 401-8235 reservations

          Located on the banks of the Fisher River, Surry Countys Fisher River Park offers a wide variety of outdoor activities. Sports areas include baseball and soccer fields, sand volleyball, basketball courts, and horseshoe pits. In addition there are walking trails, a sensory garden, mountain bike trail and horse arena.



          Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir

          499 Reservoir Road
          Wilkesboro NC 
          336-921-3390

            Authorized purposes of the reservoir are flood control, water supply, recreation, and fish and wildlife management. The entire reservoir is open for public recreational use. Recreational facilities are available at several areas around the reservoir.



            Reynolda Gardens

            100 Reynolda Village
            Winston-Salem NC 27106
            336.758.5593

              Reynolda Gardens is a preserve of woodlands, fields, wetlands and formal gardens originally part of the Reynolda estate.



              North Carolina Zoological Society & Park

              4401 Zoo Parkway
              Asheboro NC 27205
              800.488.0444

                N.C. Zoo is nationally recognized as one of the nations finest zoos. It was the first American zoo designed from its inception around the "natural habitat" philosophy--presenting animals and plants in exhibits that closely resemble the habitats in which they would be found in the wild.



                Grandfather Mountain

                2050 Blowing Rock Highway
                Linville NC 28646
                828-733-4337

                  Grandfather Mountain is the tallest mountain in the Blue Ridge and the only private park in the world designated by the United Nations as an International Biosphere Reserve. Marvel at 360-degree views of mountain ridge after mountain ridge retreating to the horizon and let our knowledgeable staff help you find your own perfect mountain adventure.




                  • Stone Mountain State Park
                    3042 Frank Parkway
                    Roaring Gap NC
                    336-957-8185
                    Website


                  • Elkin Municipal Park
                    399 US Highway 268 W
                    Elkin NC
                    336-794-6478
                    Website


                  • Fisher River Park
                    251 County Home Road
                    Dobson NC
                    336 401-8235 reservations
                    Website