5 Reasons To Visit Hickory, North Carolina
Hickory is located in Catawba County, North Carolina, at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It’s a small town (with a population of around 40,000) that’s situated between big cities Charlotte and Asheville, and it has plenty of Southern charm. Stop into the visitor’s center, and they’ll describe themselves as having “a history of craftsmanship. Hickory’s past and future prospects have drawn to this place a people with an eye for detail and a hand for hard work, a passion for making something of themselves and of the future.” Read on for some of our favorite things to do in Hickory, North Carolina.
Baker’s Mountain Park
Nearby Baker’s Mountain Park has 6 miles of walkable trails across 189 acres of picturesque forest. There’s an observation platform for photo opportunities, spots for picnics, and plenty of North Carolina wildlife, all of which make this greenspace a great place to spend an afternoon in Hickory……