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River's Edge Soccer Complex is located at River's Edge Park near Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro. The address to use for internet mapping sites is simply Stokes Street, Wilkesboro, NC 28697.


Ideas for Food or Shopping
 
From our fields to find food or some shopping areas, go out of the soccer complex and turn left on 268 back toward Hwy 421. There are some restaurants between the fields and Hwy 421. You can also get on Hwy 421 and go back toward Boone. This means passing under the bridge and turning left off Hwy 268 onto Hwy 421. There are several shopping centers and restaurants within a mile of this exit.
 
Simple Directions
 
From Winston-Salem, Greensboro, Burlington, High Point and other points East or Southeast - In Winston-Salem pickup 421 North to Wilkesboro/North Wilkesboro. I-40 actually has a merge for Hwy 421 just past the Hanes Mall exits. Take 421 North for around 55 miles until you get to Wilkesboro. You will pass an exit for Highway 115 to Statesville/North Wilkesboro. You will go two more miles and pass an exit for Brushy Mountain Road. You will pass an exit for Hwy 16/18. Continue just past that exit until you get to Wilkes Community College/Hwy 268 exit (Exit 286B). Take that exit. At the bottom of the ramp, take a left. Continue on highway 268 through two lights. You will pass the entrance to the college. The next main road will be Stokes Street on the right. You will see a sign for River's Edge park. Take Stokes Street and it will end after just a few feet. Take a left and you will see the soccer fields on the right.
 
From Charlotte, Statesville and similar points South - It is most straightforward to take I-77 North to Hwy 421 just before Elkin. Then get on Hwy 421 toward Boone/Wilkesboro (North, a right turn off of the exit ramp). Continue on Hwy 421 for around 18 miles. You will pass an exit for Highway 115 to Statesville/North Wilkesboro. You will go two more miles and pass an exit for Brushy Mountain Road. You will then pass an exit for Hwy 16/18. Continue just past that exit until you get to Wilkes Community College/Hwy 268 exit (Exit 286B). Take that exit. At the bottom of the ramp, take a left. Continue on highway 268 through two lights. You will pass the entrance to the college. The next main road will be Stokes Street on the right. You will see a sign for River's Edge park. Take Stokes Street and it will end after just a few feet. Take a left and you will see the soccer fields on the right.
 
Note: Some folks believe a shortcut is to take highway 901 in Harmony/Union Grove off of I-77. You can take a left off of this exit ramp and take hwy 901 for several miles to connect to Hwy 115. Take a right on Hwy 115 for around 16 miles until you run into Hwy 421. Go north toward Boone on Hwy 421. You will go two more miles and pass an exit for Brushy Mountain Road. You will pass an exit for Hwy 16/18. Continue just past that exit until you get to Wilkes Community College/Hwy 268 exit (Exit 286B). Take that exit. At the bottom of the ramp, take a left. Continue on highway 268 through two lights. You will pass the entrance to the college. The next main road will be Stokes Street on the right. You will see a sign for River's Edge park. Take Stokes Street and it will end after just a few feet. Take a left and you will see the soccer fields on the right.
 
From Other Areas- If you can find your way to Hwy 421 toward Wilkesboro you will be able to find the fields with these directions.
 
If you are coming on Hwy 421 from Boone you will pass a main shopping area with a Walmart and a Kohl's. Continue just past that exit until you get to Wilkes Community College/Hwy 268 exit (Exit 286B). Take that exit. At the bottom of the ramp, take a right. Continue on highway 268 through two lights. You will pass the entrance to the college. The next main road will be Stokes Street on the right. You will see a sign for River's Edge park. Take Stokes Street and it will end after just a few feet. Take a left and you will see the soccer fields on the right.
 
If you are coming on Hwy 421 from Winston-Salem/Yadkinville you will pass an exit for Hwy 16/18. Continue just past that exit until you get to Wilkes Community College/Hwy 268 exit (Exit 286B). Take that exit. At the bottom of the ramp, take a left. Continue on highway 268 through two lights. You will pass the entrance to the college. The next main road will be Stokes Street on the right. You will see a sign for River's Edge park. Take Stokes Street and it will end after just a few feet. Take a left and you will see the soccer fields on the right.
 
If you are coming up 16/18 from Hickory or Lenoir you will connect with hwy 421 and go toward Boone. This means pass over the bridge and turn left onto Hwy 421. The next exit on Hwy 421 will be the Wilkes Community College/Hwy 268 exit (Exit 286B). Take that exit. At the bottom of the ramp, take a right. Continue on highway 268 through two lights. You will pass the entrance to the college. The next main road will be Stokes Street on the right. You will see a sign for River's Edge park. Take Stokes Street and it will end after just a few feet. Take a left and you will see the soccer fields on the right.

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