Welcome to Stokes County – North Carolina, home to Hanging Rock State Park, 57 miles of the Dan River, local history, adventure, great eats and local shopping, as well as many other treasures to explore around the ROCK! Here you can find things to do, see, and unique places to stay with local styling and feel including B&Bs, Vacation Rentals, Cabins, Campgrounds, or RV Parks. The mountains are closer than you think, many fun adventures await in higher altitudes or along the Dan River stretching throughout our beautiful county.

Plan your next Mountain or River Adventure at Hanging Rock in beautiful Stokes County, North Carolina. An outdoor adventure destination like no other, having 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, opportunities are endless. Best of all, it’s within an hour of the Triad, or two hours from the Charlotte or Triangle areas.


The perfect mountain getaway, closer than you think. Experience hiking trails, waterfalls, rock climbing, mountain biking, horseback riding, camping, fishing and more. Enjoy a leisurely float down the Dan River by canoe, kayak, paddleboard, or tube. Take in antiquing, general stores, local shops, or a show at The Arts Place of Stokes, home to a retail Art Market and gallery, classrooms, and performance space. Plan your adventure, find local accommodations, RIGHT HERE on our website, Come Hang Around the ROCK.



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Contact Us: 336-593-2496 | tlmabe@co.stokes.nc.us