Tourism & Recreation

Water, Air, Land…Adventure!
All the things that make Stanly County, North Carolina such a great place to live also attract visitors to our area. That’s particularly true of our many outdoor resources. With 10,000 acres of shimmering lakes and ponds (including the beautiful Lake Tillery and Badin Lake), many people view us as the ideal place for fishing and boating. Canoe enthusiasts find the right balance of scenery and challenge along our many miles of streams, while hunters, hikers, and campers explore thousands of acres of nature and old-growth forests. Uwharrie National Forest and Morrow Mountain State Park are destinations for thousands of visitors each year.

If your outdoor preferences include challenging fairways and lush greens, you’ll find several golf courses to love. And, once leisure time rolls around, you can also relax at one of our outstanding wineries. If equestrian pursuits are to your liking, you’ll find The Fork Farm & Stables to be a truly unique experience.

In fact, visiting Stanly County is an excellent way to introduce yourself to the eastern Charlotte USA Region’s many benefits and amenities. While you’re here, be sure to stop in and say hello!