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Wetlands boardwalk at Haw River State Park

Map of North Carolina – Haw River State Park

Contact the park



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



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


  • 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.