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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 a ranger at the campground amphitheater for a new creepy creature topic and s’mores the first three Fridays of October. Plan on getting past your fear of these “creepy” animals when you learn about their anatomy, role in our ecosystems and how we can co-exist. Each program will begin at 6:30 pm with s’mores!
October 4th – Take a Spin with Spiders
October 11th – Scale back your Fear of Snakes
October 18th – Beneficial Bats
 

Date of Event:
Fri, 10/18/2019 - 6:30pm
Start Location:
Campground Ampitheater

Join us on October 25th to take a ride on the big canoes along the Yadkin - Pee Dee River! This event is a part of the 10 Days of Uwharrie Festival. We will have rides available at 5 pm and 6 pm. If you would like to reserve a spot please call the office at 704.982.4402 or email maggie.miller@ncparks.gov

Date of Event:
Fri, 10/25/2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Start Location:
Boathouse Parking Lot

Come travel back in time and experience 19th century history during our annual Old Fashioned Day Festival! Learn the arts of the blacksmithing, woodcarving, and flintknapping. Make your own candles and pan for gold. Experience Dr. Francis Kron's home site and historical re-enactment. Listen to a story around the campfire or experience 1800's children's games. Local craft vendors, museums and trades will be demonstrating and selling goods. Food will be served by Friends of Morrow Mountain, Cub Scout Pack 82 and Poppin' John's Ice Cream.

Date of Event:
Sun, 11/03/2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Start Location:
Lower Picnic Area/Kron House
Bridle trails:

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49104 Morrow Mountain Road
Albemarle, NC 28001

704-982-4402
morrow.mountain@ncparks.gov

 

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GPS: 35.373724, -80.07347

 

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 seven days a week.  In August schedule will vary depending on staffing levels. 

Boathouse
10am - 5:30pm daily
March 30th - November 3rd
Open only on weekends before Memorial Day and after Labor Day.

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