Plan Your Visit
Burke County is situated in the section of North Carolina where the rolling hills of the Piedmont blend with the Blue Ridge Mountains. Burke County possesses a natural beauty that equals or surpasses that of any county in the south. Its appeal has been acclaimed as being representative of a rare jewel in the vast array of gems that make up the state and this country as a whole — the envy of communities across the globe. Burke County lies nestled in the Catawba Valley River basin and its beauty stretches from its majestic purple hills in the north to its green rolling hills in the south. Burke County truly is the “Gem of the South’.
From soaring mountain peaks, plunging canyon depths and rushing rivers are what makes Burke County ideal for hiking, mountain biking, camping, fishing, canoeing and kayaking…and that’s just the start. Burke County’s historic sites, wineries, outdoor concerts, festivals, fine arts and regional crafts provide the perfect mountain destination for your weekend holiday or Blue Ridge vacation. Plan your visit by exploring Discover Burke County at discoverburkecounty.com and see all that awaits you in beautiful Burke County.