People from all over the Piedmont arise each morning, wake their families and prepare for their busy day ahead. Many of them dream of a more peaceful existence, a location that relieves them, at least for a little while from their normal routine and helps the stress fade away. If they only realized that such a place exists and it is only a short drive away: Stokes County, North Carolina.
With a mountain chain that rises and falls within its borders, Hanging Rock State Park in its center and the Dan River flowing for 58 miles through its heart, the opportunities seem endless. While enjoying our many hiking trails, fishing and kayaking, rock climbing, horseback riding, visiting our many General Stores, antique shops or enjoying our local musicians, you will soon understand that Stokes County is the Playground of the Piedmont.
We hope you take the time to visit with us and get to know us a little better, we think you will realize that Stokes County North Carolina is
Thanks to all the local photographers who generously contributed images to our website: