Wilkes is your outdoor playground! With more than 750 square miles of stunning natural beauty, Wilkes is home to a spectacular array of natural experiences. Hunting, Fishing, Boating, Hiking, Rock Climbing, and top-ranked Mountain Biking and Disc Golf trails offer an inviting and challenging experience for every level. The Warrior Creek trail is home to the famous “Six Hours at Warrior Creek” an extreme test of endurance on stunning, lakeside mountain terrain.

Cub Creek parks packs more than 7 miles of mountain bike trails and a complete array of sporting facilities into a tranquil, natural setting just minutes from the charming historic main street district of Wilkesboro loaded with locally-owned shopping, restaurants, outdoor concert venue, art and history. Cub Creek is a popular destination for time trials, but also offers wooden berms and features for those wishing to test out their aerial acrobatics.

Just a short distance away from Wilkesboro center is Rolling Pines disc golf course, ranked #1 in North Carolina and #4 in the US on the iDisc app. Among the beautifully manicured hills and pine groves is a challenging and fun disc golf experience.

Whatever your speed, Wilkesboro aims to please. Pedal, Paddle, Run or Ride to Wilkesboro and seek new heights on your next sports adventure. Wilkesboro, “where the mountains begin,” is ready and willing to help your sports event climb to the top.

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Wilkesboro Tourism Development Authority
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Thomas Salley
(336) 838-3951

Cliff Gardner
(336) 667-8804

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