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Upcoming Events:

Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 3:30pm
Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 7:00pm
Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 3:00pm
Public Meeting June 17 6:30 P.M.    

Monday, June 17th at 6:30 pm, Park Lodge

The park will host a public meeting to address the extensive damages to hiking and horse trails from Hurricane Florence and large amounts of rainfall this past winter. Park staff will also discuss volunteer opportunities and explain how trails will be repaired and reopened.

 Last updated on: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Hiking and Horse Trail Closures   

All bridle trails have been deemed unsafe and thus CLOSED until further notice due to severe damage to the trail surface caused from heavy rainfall during Hurricane Florence. These damaged trail sections are currently being redesigned and rerouted to make them safe again for visitors.

 Last updated on: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Boathouse and Pool Fees   

Boat rentals are $7/hour per boat.  This includes canoes, kayaks and standup paddleboards.  Swimming pool rates are $6 for adults, $4 for children (3-12 years old) and children under 3 are free.  Both of these facilities are open daily, 10am - 5:30 pm.

 Last updated on: Sunday, May 26, 2019

Camping

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT AMENITIES:

Not all campsites have identical amenities. Read the campsite information on the reservations website to see photos of campsites; check availability and fees; find out whether a specific site is wheelchair accessible, has access to water, bathouses or pit toilets, or has electric hookup; and learn other important information.

 

Tent, trailer and RV camping

Choose from 106 campsites for tents and RVs.

Each site in the family campground is equipped with a picnic table and grill. Fires must be contained in the grill provided or you may use your own grill/stove. Drinking water and modern restrooms with showers are conveniently located.

Camp Loop C has 22 sites with electrical hook-ups. It has six wheelchair-accessible campsites and a wheelchair-accessible shower house.

There are no water or sewer hook-ups at the campground. A dump station is provided near the campground entrance. Campers should fill up on water at the dump station.

A maximum of six people and two tents are allowed to stay on each campsite.

An amphitheater, where interpretive programs are often held, is located near the campground.

 

Backpack camping

Backpack into the woods for camping in a wilderness setting. The primitive campground is a 2-mile hike from the park office.

A pit toilet is provided in the camping area, but drinking water and all other supplies must be carried to the site.

A backpack camping permit is required and may be obtained from park staff. All trash must be packed out.

 

Group camping

The group tent camping area is located near the river and can be reached by a gravel loop road.

Six sites, each with picnic tables and a grill, provide a wilderness camping experience for organized groups.

Fires must be contained in the grill provided or you may use your own grill/stove. Drinking water and a wheelchair-accessible shower house are centrally located. Campsite #4 is wheelchair accessible.

 

Vacation cabins

Six rustic family vacation cabins offer the opportunity to get away from it all. Located in a wooded section of the park, each cabin accomodates up to six people.

The cabins have a bathroom, living room, fireplace, kitchen with dining space and two bedrooms. No linens or pillows are provided, so please bring your own.

One cabin is wheelchair accessible. Animals are not allowed in the cabins or cabin area, with the exception of service animals. There is a two-night minimum for cabin rental. 

 

NOTE – Gate access for campers:

Park gates are closed and locked at posted closing times for your protection. There will be no exiting or entering the gates after the closing time. All visitors who are not spending the night need to be out by closing time. If you leave the park and do not return before closing time, you will not be able to re-enter. Check with the park office during office hours for the after-hours emergency phone number. Please notify camp hosts for emergencies only.

Bridle trails:

CLOSED TODAY


49104 Morrow Mountain Road
Albemarle, NC 28001

704-982-4402
morrow.mountain@ncparks.gov

 

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GPS: 35.373724, -80.07347

 

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