2400A South Sterling Street
Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: (828) 433-9000
Fax: (828) 438-3674
Lake James State Park is one of North Carolina's most popular nature destinations. A stunning reservoir sits at the center of the park, allowing for a variety of water activities. For those looking to stay dry, sunbathing and picnics are also some of the park's main attractions.
Spread across 189 acres (79.4856 hectares) of land, Bakers Mountain Park is a great spot for spending a relaxing day. This park is known for its 6 miles (9.65606 kilometers) of hiking trail. Apart from this, Bakers Mountain Park features multiple picnic spots and boasts of housing many birds for the bird spotting enthusiasts.
Spend a relaxing day out with your loved ones as you visit Geitner-Rotary Park. This park is known for its fishing and boating activities. Apart from this, it features nature trails and picnic spots making it ideal for a family outing.
Enjoy a day out with your family as you visit the Glenn C. Hilton Jr. Memorial Park. This park houses multiple picnic shelters, playgrounds and walking trails for you to enjoy an outing with your loved ones. It also features 18 hole golf course, memorial garden and horseshoe pits for your recreation.
Built in 1883, the Propst House is a national heritage site which still retains much of its original furniture and the delicate woodwork in its interior. The house was the property of J. Summie Propst and Jennie Propst. Tours of this house are available.
Lake Hickory Country Club is a great option for a fun day out with your loved ones. This club features an 18-hole golf course for you to perfect your golf swings. In addition to this, it houses tennis courts and a fitness center for your recreation. In case you feel hungry, this club houses a restaurant serving delicious contemporary menu in its beautiful interiors.
Spread on 2 acres (0.81 hectares) of land, the First Presbyterian Church is a historic church that invites the people worship and praise and to participate in the programs that are held to groe better in Christ's faith. Desiged in the Romanesque and American style this structure is absolutely delightful and a great place to visit whenever here.
Hickory Museum of Art has art exhibitions with pieces which range from the 19th century to contemporary times. The place hosts many art-related events and exhibitions which are worth a look.
Catawba Science Center is a fun museum which is suited for a family outing. It has several interactive and fun science-related exhibits, along with a planetarium and an aquarium.
Located on the fifth street northeast, Hampton Heights Golf Club features a beautiful 18-hole golf course. In addition to the main golf course, it houses two mini golf courses which are open for being a birthday and party venue for you. Practice your golf swings as you play on the golf course at Hampton Heights Golf Club.
The St. Paul's Church is a beautiful church building established in 1818. Constructed in the Federal style of architecture, the church encompasses an area of 6 acres (2.4 hectares). Being one of the oldest surviving churches in North Carolina, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971. For mass timings and other information please log on to the church's website.
Formed by the powerful action of water flowing over rock, this gorge encloses Linville River for 12 miles. Elevations range from 1,300 feet on the river to 4,120 feet on Ginger cake Mountain. Characterized by steep, rugged terrain and a wide variety of rock formations, the gorge is covered by a hardy population of hardwoods and pines. Linville Gorge is a wonder-filled place to hike, backpack, rock climb, fish, hunt and camp. A camping permit, which is available for free, is required. Contact: Linville Gorge Information Cabin (off Kistler Memorial Highway).