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339 Conference Center Drive
Browns Summit, NC 27214



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GPS: 36.250859, -79.756390


Open seven days a week with the following seasonal gate hours:

Nov - Feb:  8am - 6pm
March, April, May, Sept and Oct: 8am - 8pm
June - August: 8am - 9pm

Closed Christmas Day

Scheduled events

Haw River State Park offers a variety of learning opportunities for all ages. Typically led by park rangers, these interpretive programs allow the public to gain perspective into what makes North Carolina state parks naturally wonderful. ​

Most of the events are free, though some require pre-registration. All give park visitors deeper insight into the natural world. Call the park office for more information.


Join us on New Year's Day for Haw River State Park's Fifth Annual 1st Day 5K Special Event.  Fee $30.00 for adults; $15.00 for youths 12 and under. Fee will increase after DEC 13, 2019.  Guaranteed race shirt with pre-registration. Prizes for top two times in all age brackets & overall best times.  Masters included! Sign up at: All proceeds go to Friends of Haw River State Park and help with educational programming.

Date of Event:
Wed, 01/01/2020 - 1:00pm
Start Location:
Iron Ore Belt Access, Haw River State Park, 6068 N. Church Street, Greensboro, NC 27455