Hanging Rock State Park 336-593-8480
Hike the trails of Hanging Rock State Park or enjoy a day of rock climbing and let nature put life's hectic pace in perspective. Rent a vacation cabin and fall asleep to the lullabies of spring peepers and chorus frogs. Join an interpretive program and discover something new about nature's bounty. Nestled in the hills is a cool mountain lake that beckons to swimmers and fishermen. Picnic areas and campgrounds lend themselves to time spent with family and friends. Hanging Rock State Park awaits you.
Central Park 336-983-4832
This beautiful natural wooded area contains a pond, and is adjacent to King Elementary School. The park includes a beautiful outdoor amphitheater, a historic log cabin, numerous walking trails that wind their way around a lake complete with decks and park benches. Central park is a peaceful place to bring your family for quiet picnics and other gatherings. Because Central Park is designed to be a passive, natural park, skateboards and bicycles are not permitted.
Dr. Jack Fowler Park 336-591-4809
Located on Main Street in Walnut Cove adjacent to the Walnut Cove Library, Dr. Jack Fowler Park was established in 1990 by a committee formed to honor Dr. Jack Fowler. The park offers a setting of natural beauty and a public pic-nic shelter. Owned by the Town of Walnut Cove, the park is managed by a committee of volunteers.
East Walnut Cove Community Park 336-591-5300
Off Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive near Walnut Cove, this park has a baseball/softball field, picnic shelter, tot lot, a multipurpose court, horseshoes and a volleyball court. Owned by Stokes County, the park is managed and operated by the East Walnut Cove Community Council.
Germanton Park 336-591-7370
Located on NC 65 east of historic Germanton, Germanton Park offers a public picnic shelter, walking path, a natural area and a playground area. Established in the mid-1980s, the park property recently expanded when Stokes County purchased some adjoining land to be included in the park. Germanton Park is owned by Stokes County and is overseen by volunteers.
King Recreation Acres 336-983-4832
Six lighted ball fields are host to a number of baseball and softball leagues for youth and adults. While the city owns and operates these fields, the leagues are organized and run independently by dedicated community volunteers. Recently, the soccer field was treated to new grading and turf. This field is host to some of the youth soccer schedule. In addition to the organized leagues, Recreation Acres has a very popular lighted walking trail, a "par course" training area, a tennis court, and a basketball court. A new children's play area has just been completed.
Moratock Park 336-593-8165
Located in the Town of Danbury off Sheppard Mill Road, is a county operated park under the direction of the Stokes County Recreation Department. It offers many recreation opportunities, fishing in the Dan River, tubing, picnicking, horseshoes, volleyball, softball field, swimming, canoeing and playground equipment. Also located at Moratock is the Moratock Iron Furnace National Historic Site.
Pinnacle Lions' Park 336-351-2340
Located near Pinnacle Elementary School and the base of Pilot Mountain, Pinnacle Lions' Park is the site of two tennis courts, a picnic shelter and horseshoes. Pinnacle Park is owned by Stokes County and is managed and operated by the Pinnacle Lions Club.
An official section of the NC Mountains to the Sea Trail that connects Pilot Mountain State Park on the west side and Hanging Rock State Park on the east side. The trail is approximately 35 miles long. Trails are open most of the year to all horseback riders and hikers.
Sertoma 4-H Educational Center 336-593-8057
Located at historic Vade Mecum Springs near Danbury, the Center covers over 800 acres, and is five minutes from Hanging Rock State Park. Available for reunions, retreats, and weddings. Summer youth camp takes place in June and July.
Stokes Family YMCA 336-985-9622
Focused on health, wellness, sports, youth activities, families, and creating a strong community. Offers a swimming pool, gymnasium, group and personal exercise, and childcare.
Walnut Cove Lions Park
Located northeast of Walnut Cove off U.S. 311, Walnut Cove Lions Park offers athletic fields and a community building for public use. It is a popular site for Little League games. Owned by Stokes County, Walnut Cove Lions Park is managed and operated by the Walnut Cove Lions Club and the Walnut Cove Boosters.