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Bridle Trails are Closed.   

Bridle Trails are Closed.

 Posted on: Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 11:26am

Pool open Saturday, Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend.

 Posted on: Monday, April 24, 2017 - 9:19am
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.


Visit our race website to register at 

This race is located in the Heart of the Uwahrrie Mountain Range at Morrow Mountain State Park, Albemarle NC.  

The course is 14.1 miles long and consists of a 2.5 mile paddle on the Yadkin River, a 7.5 mile road bike course to the summit of Morrow Mountain, and a 4.1 mile trail run on our most popular hiking trail (Fall Mountain Trail), including a creek crossing and some switch backs.  

Race participants can sign up as a 3 man relay or individual.  Each participant receives free camping for race weekend, race day tshirt, post race food, free bike tune up by REI bike tech, and prizes to the top finishers in each age class.  Top prize includes $100 cash for the fastest individual and the fastest team.  

This event is the first annual and is meant to raise funds to purchase kayaks for park programing.  We will also have an Astral Blue Jacket ($225 life jacket from our Ashevile North Carolina based company) up for raffle and will draw a winner at the end of the summer.  

Single Racer   $80

Team Relay $40 per racer 

Date of Event:
Sun, 05/21/2017 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Start Location:
Morrow Mountain Boathouse Parking lot

Lets get together and do a little trail work to celebrate National Trails Day!!  We need volunteers to work on the Laurel Trail.  We will be removing old post, clearing brush and stablizing trail.   Please meet at the Morrow Mountain Office Parking lot.  You will need: sturdy work shoes, long pants, gloves, bug spray, and water.  Thanks!! 

Date of Event:
Thu, 06/01/2017 - 9:00am
Start Location:
Office Parking Lot

Grandparents Day hike up the Yadkin River approximately 1/2 mile.  Bring your grandkids and we will do a little birding, and tree ID along the way.  Please wear appropriate clothing for season, hiking shoes, bug spray and bring some cool water for the trip.  

Date of Event:
Sun, 09/10/2017 - 8:30am to 10:00am
Start Location:
Morrow Mountain State Park Boathouse

Take a child outside, and lets explore, and learn about the animal tracks and sign that can be found along the rivers edges.  This is for children age 3 and up, parents must attend.  We will be making a plaster animal track cast that they can take home.  Please dress for weather, bug spray,sunscreen, and bring water.  

Date of Event:
Sat, 09/23/2017 - 2:30pm
Start Location:
Morrow Mountain State Park Boathouse

Morrow Mountain State Park

49104 Morrow Mountain Road
AlbemarleNC 28001
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

10am - 5pm daily

Park Office
8am - 5pm Daily
Office hours may deviate on state holidays and weekends.