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FY 2018 Swimming Pool Season   

Swimming Pool Operational Hours
 
• POOL HOURS 1000-5:30

• POOL WILL CLOSE Thursday, 16 AUGUST and open for weekends only.

• POOL WILL BE OPEN 18&19 AUG; 25&26 AUG; 1,2&3 Sept.
Pool will be closed 4 September for season.

Thank you!

 Posted on: Thursday, August 2, 2018
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. For the month of August, we will be reading, Jan Brett’s Mossy.  A story about an eastern box turtle. After story time we will learn about our state reptile and make your own Mossy to take home.

 

Date of Event:
Sat, 08/18/2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Start Location:
Shelter B

Join a ranger for a hike around the Quarry Trail (0.8 mile). We will be learning about our unique geological history and the Civilian Conservation Corps. How are the two connected? Both are the building blocks of Morrow Mountain State Park! Come on out to learn more.

Date of Event:
Fri, 08/31/2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Start Location:
Quarry Trail

Come on out to the park to watch Pixar’s Finding Nemo. We will be making popcorn to enjoy, while you sit back and enjoy this under the sea 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:
Sat, 09/01/2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Start Location:
Morrow Mountain Lodge

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. Bring your grandparents to Morrow Mountain to enjoy their day in the park. We will be reading White Owl, Barn Owl by: Nicola Davies. A story about a young boy and his grandfather who bond over a barn owl. After story time we will learn about the owls found in Morrow Mountain.

Please bring a picture of you and your grandparents! We will be making nature themed picture frames for you to take home and enjoy.  

 

Date of Event:
Sun, 09/09/2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Start Location:
Morrow Mountain 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, 09/16/2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Start Location:
Kron House
Contact:

Morrow Mountain State Park

49104 Morrow Mountain Road
AlbemarleNC 28001
Phone704-982-4402
morrow.mountain@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 35.373724
Longitude: -80.073470

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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 only on weekends before June and after mid-August.

Boathouse
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.