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Boathouse Open Weekends Only   

Boathouse will be closed weekdays due to lack of staffing.  Boat rentals and concessions will be available on weekends only through mid-fall.  

 Posted on: Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 10:15am
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.


Morrow Mountain State Park will host its annual Old Fashion Day Festival on Sunday, November 5, from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  This day is set aside to enjoy the traditions of yesterday.  Exhibits will include gold panning, pottery, flintknapping, wood carving, shoe making, apple cider pressing, woodworking, broom making, bee keeping, Native American flute music, rope making, blacksmithing, dulcimer playing, quilting, antique tractors and farm equipment, "old fashioned" children's games, storytelling, local photography and more.  There will be food trucks available.  Live music from the Wagon Radio Flier Band and entertainment will be provided throughout the afternoon.  There will be an interactive archological display at the Kron House along with a Camping and War re-enactment groups.  The Doctor's Office will be open for viewing along with an antique horse-drawn physician's buggy.  The event is being sponsored by the Friends of Morrow Mountain State Park.  

Click here for an event video from 2013:  

Date of Event:
Sun, 11/05/2017 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Start Location:
Lower Picnic Area and Kron House

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

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

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.