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Lake Tillery at Morrow Mountain State Park
Facility Renovations and Closures   

Major construction projects are tentatively scheduled to start in the park in mid-late June of 2022. This construction will require closures of all three family campground loops, the family cabins and picnic shelter A on top of Morrow Mountain. The swimming pool will also be closed in 2022 for major renovations. Group and primitive camping, picnic shelters B and C, and the community building are still be available for reservations.

 Last updated on: Thursday, April 14, 2022

Boathouse Open Weekends Only   

The boathouse will be open on weekends only starting Saturday, April 2nd. Hours are 10:00am-5:30pm. 

 Last updated on: Thursday, April 14, 2022

Overnight Reservations Required Before Arrival   

Camping and cabin reservations are REQUIRED before arrival. There are no walk-up reservations. Visitors must book reservations online and arrive before 9:00 p.m. on the day of reservation. Campers may go directly to their campsite after 4:00 pm on day of arrival and must vacate site before 3:00 pm on their last day. Cabin check-in is after 4:00 pm and check-out is required before 10:00 am.

 Last updated on: Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Bridle trails:

OPEN TODAY


Map of North Carolina – Morrow Mountain State Park


Contact the park
 

704-982-4402

morrow.mountain@ncparks.gov
 

Address
 

Park office

49104 Morrow Mountain Road
Albemarle, NC 28001

GPS: 35.3737, -80.0735

 


Hours
 

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  • December to February:
    7:00am to 7:00pm
     
  • March:
    7:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • April:
    7:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • May to September:
    7:00am to 10:00pm
     
  • October:
    7:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • November:
    7:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • Open 8:00am to 4:30pm
     
  • Hours may change on state holidays and weekends.
     

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  • CLOSED
  • The Kron House is usually open on Sundays from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., depending on staff availability.
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • OPEN
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • CLOSED​
  • August hours may vary depending on staff.
     

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  • April 2nd - May 29th:  Open Saturdays and Sundays only
  • May30th -  September 5th: Open every day
  • September 6th - November 6th: Open Saturdays and Sundays only

Open 10:00am - 5:30pm
 


 

 

 

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. From the second Monday in June through the third Monday in August, there is a seven-night minimum (Monday to Monday).

 

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.