The Visit Hickory Metro team encourages visitors and locals to explore the Hickory Metro region carefully and safely. The state of North Carolina has lifted all mass gathering limits at this time but encourages individuals to still practice the three W's - Wear, Wait, Wash. People who are fully vaccinated can do all of the things that they did before the pandemic. Those unvaccinated, should still wear a mask in public indoor settings & public outdoor settings when they cannot maintain social distance. To learn more about what our area is doing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 click below. 

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Henry River Mill Village


Join the Henry River Preservation Fund for a guided tour that will take you back in time as you explore the history and inside of the abandoned mill houses and company store. Tours are given daily at 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm & 4pm on Monday, Wednesday, Friday Saturday and Sunday. Visit website to purchase tickets and for other special events being held.