- W. Kerr Scott Reservoir is located in the heart of the beautiful Yadkin River Valley, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Moravian and Cascade Falls are in the immediate vicinity and the Blue Ridge Parkway is 28 miles away.
Recreation - This reservoir offers extensive opportunities for outdoor recreation activities. This area has many historical and cultural attractions. Facilities include: Scenic driving tours, mountain biking, boating, camping, education programs, fishing, hiking, picnicking, hunting, water sports, winter sports and wildlife viewing.
Climate - North Carolina has a temperate climate with mild winters and long fall and spring months. Summers can be hot and humid, especially in the piedmont and coastal plain region, which don't get relief from coastal breezes or higher elevations. The mountains tend to be substantially cooler and receive some winter snow.
In the Piedmont Region, winter daytime temperatures normally range from the upper 30's to the upper 40s. Summer daytime temperatures range from the high 70's to the low 90's. The state has a fairly wet climate with an average precipitation for this area averaging 44-52 inches (112-132 centimeters).
From Winston-Salem travel west on US 421 to Wilkesboro, then 5 miles west on SR 268.