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Wetlands boardwalk at Haw River State Park
Current status of park facilities   

Trails and restrooms are open at The Summit and Iron Ore Belt access for day-use hiking and fishing.

The Summit Environmental Education and Conference Center is open to day-use groups of 25 or less by reservation.

The park office remains closed. Park staff will be available near the Summit restrooms to assist with park information, Passport stamps, and other questions.

When visiting, please follow social distancing guidelines regardless of the behavior of others. Please try to stay 6 feet away from other visitors and park staff or wear a face covering. Try to touch as few surfaces as possible and do not enter areas that have been closed off. Wash or sanitize your hands before, during, and after your visit. Please stay home if you are sick.

Please note that this alert is updated only when something changes. Generally, state parks are following the phased reopening statewide. As of September 11, we are following the new guidelines under phase 2.5.

 Last updated on: Monday, September 14, 2020


Map of North Carolina – Haw River State Park


Contact the park
 

336-342-6163

haw.river@ncparks.gov
 

Addresses
 

The Summit Center
and park office

339 Conference Center Drive
Browns Summit, NC 27214

GPS: 36.2508, -79.7563

 

Iron Ore Belt access

6068 N. Church St.
Greensboro, NC 27455

GPS: 36.2374, -79.7855
 

Hours
 

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  • Year-round:
    8:00am to 5:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • November to February:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
     
  • March to May:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • June to August:
    8:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • September to October:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

 

 

 

News archive

Each of North Carolina’s state parks has special events during the year and news about facilities, trails, staff and park supporters. And, visitors are frequently finding new ways to explore a park’s unique cultural and natural resources. Check these pages to keep abreast of the news at your favorite parks.

New Summer 2020 Camp: Digital Day Camp July 20 to July 24

Haw River State Park is excited to announce a new summer camp option for 2020 — our Digital Day Camp! This new virtual program will allow kids to enjoy our summer educational programs from the safety and comfort of their own home. From July 20, 2020 to July 24, 2020, there will be a program targeted towards students in kindergarten to 4th grade (Tuesday and Thursday), and one for middle school students (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday). 

 

Bluebirds Abound

Below are our newest set of Haw River residents. 
Out of the (13) Bluebird nest boxes donated by the NC Bluebird Society, we now have six active nests with 21 chicks and five eggs left to hatch.