Morrow Mountain State Park
The BRIDLE TRAILS are CLOSED.
POOL OPENS: Saturday, May 25!
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CAUTION: All equestrians should be aware that horse traffic will be temporarily routed to the old trail configuration immediately north and south of the Bridal Trail Parking lot. Steep and rocky conditions may exist and the northbound trailhead is immediately adjacent to the parking lot entrance. This temporary re-route will be in place while sections of the new trail are regraded and hardened.
Equestrians - To preserve the park bridle trails for continued use and enjoyment, all trails are closed to horses after any measurable rainfall that may cause hazardous areas or erosion to the trail due to riding activity. Trails will be monitored daily and reopened when conditions are favorable for riding.
Below is a list of other riding opportunities within a two hour drive of Morrow Mountain in the event trails are closed:
Uwharrie Ranger District in Troy, NC telephone: (910) 576-6391
The Walthour-Moss Foundation in Southern Pines, NC - http://www.walthour-moss.org/index.php.
Tanglewood Park, Clemmons, NC - http://www.forsyth.cc/parks/tanglewood/Default.aspx
Saurtown Trails (which includes Hanging Rock and Pilot Mountain State Parks) - http://www.sauratowntrails.org/
Sandhills Gamelands telephone: (919) 281-3917
Latta Plantation, Huntersville, NC - http://charmeck.org/mecklenburg/county/ParkandRec/StewardshipServices/NaturePreserves/Pages/Latta.aspx
New Hope Stables, Statesville, NC - http://www.nhstables.com/
H. Cooper Black Jr. Memorial Field Trial and Recreation Area, Cheraw SC - http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/hcb/introduction.aspx
For further information contact the park office at 704-982-4402.
Please continue to check this site prior to all visits for horse riding activities. The trail may close for short durations based on many reasons including maintenance and wet weather closures. This website will be updated with current trail status.
Updated: 2013-05-20 11:04:55
49104 Morrow Mountain Road, Albemarle, NC 28001
GPS: 35.373724, -80.073477
Enjoy the gifts of nature surrounded by the remnants of a once mighty range of peaks. Upon first encounter, the Uwharrie Mountains may seem like a mountainous mirage. These steep, rugged hills unusual topography for the area form a stark contrast with the rolling countryside of the piedmont plateau.
Recreation is plentiful in and around the waters of Lake Tillery and the Yadkin / Pee Dee River. Fishing and boating are popular pastimes. Nature lovers can pick from miles of trails to travel on foot or horseback. And for those who want to stay and take it all in, cabins and camping are available. There's really only one word to describe Morrow Mountain State Park: variety. Use the family car or RV, horseback or canoe, put on a pair of hiking boots or bait your favorite fishing pole a visit to Morrow Mountain lets you choose your kind of adventure.