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49104 Morrow Mountain Road
Albemarle, NC 28001



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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.

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. 

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.

Scheduled events

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.


Come learn about the snakes of Morrow Mountain. Scale back your fear and see that these slithering animals are beneficial to the environment. You will learn about their anatomy, adaptations and the local species.

Date of Event:
Sun, 12/15/2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Start Location:
Park Office - Lodge

Have you ever wanted to walk through Dr. Francis Kron’s house and doctors office? Join us as we travel back to the 1800’s when Dr. Kron and his family lived in Morrow Mountain. Dr. Kron was a horticulturist, professor, active community member and one of the first physicians in the southern piedmont.


Date of Event:
Sun, 12/22/2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Start Location:
Kron House

Join us New Year’s Day for America’s State Parks initiative, First Day Hikes! Meet at Shelter A to begin our hike around the Morrow Mountain Loop Trail (0.8 miles). This ranger led program will teach you about the Uwharrie Mountain’s role in American Indian history. We will return to Shelter A for complimentary water, hot chocolate and treats!

Date of Event:
Wed, 01/01/2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Start Location:
Shelter A