Visit Davie County, North Carolina!


There are many things to see and do when you visit Davie County, North Carolina. COGNITION is a hands-on kids’ museum in downtown Mocksville. The SplashPad and Sprayground at the Davie County Community Park is the largest Vortex splash pad in our state. Click below to learn more about these and other local attractions – then take a look at the blog for more information about festivals, farms, the sunflower maze, and other activities.

kids playing at COGNITION educational hands-on museum for kids in MOcksville NC

Cognition Davie

Unique, hands-on exhibits and experiences in downtown Mocksville for all age groups. This 5,000 square foot interactive space for children, families, and communities promotes exploration, learning, and innovation through adventurous play, investigative learning, and creative activities- including a Makerspace.

Splash Pad

Located at the Davie County Community Park, 151 Southwood Drive, Mocksville, NC 27028, this Vortex Splashpad is the largest in North Carolina and includes LED lights for nighttime play. There are designated areas for different age groups. Shaded picnic areas and lounge chairs make your visit comfortable and supervision easy. The park also includes walking and biking trails, sports areas, and shelters.

Image of Davie County FREE Public Disc Golf Course at Farmington NC

Davie Disc Golf

The Davie Disc Golf Course provides a fun and challenging experience for both beginners and advanced players alike. This professionally designed 20-hole disc golf course is located behind the Farmington Community Center. A full line of disc golf supplies, as well as custom-dyed discs, are available on the premises at Bangin’ Chainz Disc Golf Pro Shop. The course is free and open to the public.

Mocksville Walking Tour

Visitors to Mocksville often marvel at the magnificent old homes gracing Main Street and wish to know their history.  Now visitors and locals alike can learn more about these stately structures by picking up a copy of the new Walking Tour of Downtown Mocksville guide created by the Davie County Chamber of Commerce.

Philip Hanes House - Attractions in Davie County, North Carolina Can be seen on the Mocksville Walking Tour

Murals of Davie County

Enjoy a stop for a selfie when you visit historic downtown Mocksville. We share the most ins-ta-grammable spots in this article. Our murals highlight the historical moments and whimsy of our community, along with the talents of the best North Carolina artists.

Cooleemee Historic District

Cooleemee is a unique day-trip destination with two heritage museums – the Textile Heritage Museum and the Mill House Museum – and the lovely RiverPark. Located along the banks of the South Yadkin River, the thirty-acre RiverPark beckons all who love nature, wooded walking trails and water racing over rocks. There are scattered picnic tables and even a sandy beach for warm weather fun.

Image of red bench overlooking RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls by Jessica White

Welcome to Davie County – a place we love to call home. We’re known for our natural beauty, community spirit, historic past, civic pride, entrepreneurial spirit and, above all…friendly people! Whether you are looking for a place to put down roots or the perfect weekend outing, Davie County is the place to be.

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