Chestnut Mountain Farms is a private, idyllic community where you can relax and enjoy the beauty of nature. But when you want to go on a family outing, have a good meal in a nice restaurant, tour a local winery, do some shopping, or see a show, all that is just a short drive away. Listed below are links to nearby parks, towns, wineries and festivals that offer many different options for things to do near Chestnut Mountain Farms.
Nearby Parks & Trails
Stone Mountain State Park
Has 14,000 acres for fishing, camping, hiking and climbing. Located near Roaring Gap, NC, about 30 minutes from Chestnut Mountain Farms
Blue Ridge Parkway
You can be on the Blue Ridge Parkway in just minutes. It offers 469 miles of scenic driving, connecting Great Smoky Mountains National Park with Shenandoah National Park.
Part of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Doughton Park is the largest recreation area in the Blue Ridge Mountains with vast amounts of scenic land to camp and hike.
Mountains-to-Sea Trail is North Carolina’s state hiking trail, stretching 1,175 miles from the Great Smoky Mountains to the Outer Banks. A section of the trail is quite near Chestnut Mountain Farms, running through Doughton Park.
The Appalachian Trail
A 2,180-mile footpath stretching from Georgia to Maine, the Appalachian National Scenic Trail is a favorite destination for hikers. Over 320 miles of the trail go through North Carolina, primarily along the NC-Tennessee border.
Sparta (approximately 30 minutes away)
North Wilkesboro (approximately 30 minutes away)
Wilkesboro (approximately 30 minutes away)
West Jefferson (approximately 45 minutes away)
Elkin (approximately 45 minutes away)
Boone (approximately 1 hour away)
Blowing Rock (approximately 1 hour away)
Nearby Wineries & Distilleries
- Yadkin Valley Wine Country Website
- Yadkin Valley Wine Trail Wineries Page
- Visit Yadkin Wineries Page
Brushy Mountain Apple Festival
Held each fall in North Wilkesboro, The Brushy Mountain Apple Festival is one of the largest one-day arts and crafts festivals in the Southeast.
Carolina in the Fall™ Music and Food Festival
Held in historic downtown Wilkesboro, the Carolina in the Fall Music and Food Festival features folk and bluegrass bands from around the world along with the best food trucks from around the region.
Held each spring on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, MerleFest is one of the premier music festivals in the country, bringing together bluegrass and old-time music, Americana, country, blues, rock and many other styles.
Mountain Heritage Festival
Held each fall in Sparta, the Mountain Heritage Festival is a celebration of local crafts and music.
The Alleghany County Fiddlers Convention
The Alleghany County Fiddlers Convention brings old time and bluegrass musicians to Sparta every summer for two days of playing, dancing and fellowship.
North Carolina High Country Events