Outdoors & Sports
North Carolina Parks, High Rock Lake, Nature Preserves & More
Rowan County offers an ample selection of choices for some of North Carolina’s best outdoor recreation, such as hiking, eco-exploration, swimming, biking, fishing, and bird watching, to name a few.
In the Yadkin Valley Wine Region you can also experience the North Carolina outdoors through a culinary excursion to the Old Stone Vineyard and Winery.
302 W. Franklin St., Salisbury, NC 28144
Description: Elizabeth Holmes Hurley Park is a 14-acre public park composed of woodlands, streams, gardens, and quiet pathways. It includes collections of hollies and magnolias, a wildflower garden, an azalea garden, and many other plantings which provide year-round interest and beauty. Finely crafted benches and tables, specially designed bridges and distinctive gazebos enhance the gardens.