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Park CLOSED   

The park is closed Monday, December 10th due to hazardous road conditions from the recent winter weather.  Park staff will reopen the park as soon as it is safe to do so.  Please check the main park website for updates.

 Posted on: Monday, December 10, 2018
Incoming winter storm: Campground Closures   

All campgrounds and cabins will be closed from 12/8 -12/10 due to winter weather.

 Posted on: Friday, December 7, 2018
Hiking and Horse Trail Closures   

Three Rivers Trail remains closed from recent storm damage bridge washouts.  Bridle Trails are unsafe and CLOSED until further notice due to severe damage to the trail surface from heavy rainfall during Hurricane Florence.  Staff are working hard to remove hazards and make necessary repairs.

 Posted on: Friday, November 23, 2018
Events and Programs

Morrow Mountain 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.

 

Spend the afternoon at the park making nature themed holiday trinkets! Ornaments, tracks, picture frames and more. Warm cookies and hot chocolate will be provided as we enjoy time with our families.

Date of Event:
Sun, 12/16/2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Start Location:
Lodge

Have you ever wanted to walk through Dr. Francis Kron’s house and doctors office? Join us as we travel back to the 1800’s when Dr. Kron and his family lived in Morrow Mountain. Dr. Kron was a horticulturist, professor, active community member and one of the first physicians in the southern piedmont.

Date of Event:
Sat, 12/22/2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Start Location:
Kron House

Join a ranger for a guided hike around the Quarry Trail for the First Day Hike initiative (0.8 miles). First Day Hike is America’s State Parks country wide program to get people outdoors on New Year’s Day. We will be learning about our unique geology and the Civilian Conservation Corps. How do the two relate? They are both the foundation of Morrow Mountain State Park. Bring water and dress for the weather!

 

Date of Event:
Tue, 01/01/2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Start Location:
Quarry Trail
Contact:

Morrow Mountain State Park

49104 Morrow Mountain Road
AlbemarleNC 28001
Phone704-982-4402
morrow.mountain@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 35.373724
Longitude: -80.073470

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December, January & February: 7am - 7pm
March, April & October: 7am - 9pm
May - September: 7am - 10pm
November: 7am - 8pm
Closed Christmas Day.

Museum
10am - 5pm daily

Swimming Pool
10am - 5:30pm daily
Memorial Day - Labor Day 
Open only on weekends before June and after mid-August.

Boathouse
10am - 5:30pm daily
May - October 
Open only on weekends before June and after mid-August.

Park Office
8am - 4:30pm Daily
Office hours may deviate on state holidays and weekends.