From thousands of acres of public lands to dozens of miles of waterways, there is something for everyone in the mountains of Stokes County, N.C. Take in the scenery all around with cascading waterfalls, sheer cliffs, and bare rock peaks. Bring your own gear or visit one of the many outfitters in town, ready to help you get outside.
The overlook at Hanging Rock, photo courtesy Stokes County
Start off at Hanging Rock State Park for miles of hiking and mountain biking trails, rock climbing opportunities at Moore’s Knob, and a network of trails to five different peaks. Paddle or fish the 73-acre Hanging Rock Lake or access miles of the Dan River.
Canoe or kayak the Dan River, photo courtesy Stokes Countty
Pack a lunch or pick up a deli sandwich from nearby diners in Danbury before taking a canopy tour through the colorful fall foliage
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