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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.

 

Join us for our monthly Read with a Ranger program. Our reading program is for children in kindergarten through third grade, but all ages are welcome. The month of February we will be learning about butterflies and moths! We will be reading Hurry and the Monarch By: Antoine O Flatharta, a tale about the great Monarch migration. After story time we will talk about the differences between a butterfly and a moth as well as create your own butterfly life cycle necklace.
 

Date of Event:
Sat, 02/24/2018 - 10:30am
Start Location:
Lodge

Start out your spring with a walk through the woods! The trail is a 0.6 mile loop which welcomes hikers of any experience level. This ranger-led hike will be about the history, flora and fauna of Morrow Mountain. Dress appropriately for the weather and remember to bring water! We will meet in the parking lot past the pool at the entrance of the Quarry Trail.  

Date of Event:
Sat, 03/24/2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Start Location:
Quarry Trail Parking Lot

Join us for our monthly Read with a Ranger program. Our reading program is for children in kindergarten through third grade, but all ages are welcome. The month of March we will be learning about the water cycle! We will be reading A Drop Around the World By: Barbara Shaw McKinney, a tale about a water droplet. After story time we will get to see the water cycle happen up close and make your own keychain to take home.

 

Date of Event:
Sun, 03/25/2018 - 1:00pm
Start Location:
Morrow Mountain Lodge

The North Carolina Science Fest is a statewide initiative to get kids involved in science! Our park will be hosting an event focused in geology. We will take a look into the rock cycle and conduct some exciting experiments! Morrow Mountain has a unique geological history and we look forward to seeing our future scientists at this event.  We will meet at the Morrow Mountain Lodge, located next to park office. 

Date of Event:
Sat, 04/21/2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Start Location:
Morrow Mountain Lodge
Contact:

Morrow Mountain State Park

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

Park Hours:

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.