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FY 2018 Swimming Pool Season   

Summer Swimming Pool 

Pool Hours:  1000-5:30
Open Memorial Weekend 26, 27, &28 May
Closed 29 May – 1 June
Open for Weekend 2,3 June
Closed 4-7 June
Open 8 June for weekday and weekend summer season.

Mid August pool will be open weekends only through Labor Day Weekend.

Thank you!

 Posted on: Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 12:05pm
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 fourth grade, but all ages are welcome. We will be reading Crinkleroot’s Guide to Knowing the Birds. After story time we will hike the Three Rivers Trail (0.8 miles) to see if we can identify any of Crinkleroot’s birds. When we have returned from our hike we will make birdfeeders to take home for our feathered friends. Bring binoculars, hiking shoes, bug spray and water!

Date of Event:
Sun, 05/27/2018 - 9:30am to 10:30pm
Start Location:
Boathouse Parking Lot

National Trails Day is an initiative to get people connected with their local trails.  Morrow Mountain is home to 31 trails, which includes hiking and bridle. This volunteer event will focus on cleaning up the Fall Mountain Trail. The Fall Mountain Trail is 4.1 miles long, but the cleanup will only focus on a part of it. Please bring good hiking shoes, long pants, bug spray, water, and a positive attitude!

Date of Event:
Sat, 06/02/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Start Location:
Fall Mountain Trail (Boathouse Parking Lot)

Join us for our monthly Read with a Ranger program. Our reading program is for children in kindergarten through fourth grade, but all ages are welcome. The month of May we will be learning about bees! We will be reading What if there were no Bees? By: Suzanne Slade. The Stanly County Beekeepers Association will be joining us at 11 am to talk about what it means to be a beekeeper and the honey bee’s role in our environment. Beee ready to see their honey bees up close!

Date of Event:
Sat, 06/02/2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Start Location:
Shelter C

Come on out to the park to watch Disney’s Wall-E. After hundreds of lonely years picking up garbage on abandoned planet Earth, Wall-E meets his love, Eve. Wall-E and Eve go on a journey across the galaxy to try to revive planet Earth. We will be making popcorn to enjoy, while you watch this comical adventure. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, water etc. to make sure you are comfortable during the film. The movie will start at 7:00 pm, so make sure to get to the lodge a little early!

Date of Event:
Fri, 06/08/2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Start Location:
Morrow Mountain Lodge

We are now a NC Wildlife Tackle Loaner Program site. Lets break in the new fishing poles and enjoy a morning fishing on the Yadkin- Pee Dee River. We have 12 fishing poles available to use for the day, but please call to reserve a pole. We will provide bait and have fish educational activities.

Date of Event:
Sat, 06/23/2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Start Location:
Boathouse Parking Lot

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
Closed Christmas Day.

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.