Explore Wilkes County
Features twelve exhibitions annually, offers a variety of workshops and classes to children and adults, and has a gift shop in which local and state known artists and crafters present their finest art and hand-crafted items you will find in Wilkes County and in North Carolina.
Wilkes Co. is included in the Overmountain Victory Natl. Historic Trail of the Revolutionary War that covers Abingdon, VA through to eastern TN, to the high mountains of NC, across the Piedmont of NC and SC, and ends at the Kings Mtn Natl Military Park in York County, SC.
Specialty gardens include the unique Eddy Merle Watson Garden of the Senses featuring Braille-labeled plants and sculptured music and alphabet walls; the Vernon and Louise Deal Native Gardens containing a one-mile walking trail that includes a duck pond; Ruth Colvard Rose Garden;Wilkesboro, NC Gardens