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Alamance Parks

Main Office:
3916 R. Dean Coleman Road Burlington, NC 27215
Ph (336) 229-2410 (weekdays) and (336) 570-6759 (weekends)
FAX (336) 229-2411
Email: recinfo[at]alamance-nc[dot]com

ACRPD Mission Statement

The Alamance County Recreation and Parks Department will provide parks, trails and programs that inspire visitors and welcome all participants.


The equestrian trails at Cedarock Park will be closed until 2pm on Saturday, 12/3, to accommodate the Run at the Rock marathon. Thank you for your patience and we apologize for any inconvenience.

Operating Hours

Alamance Parks is now operating on winter hours until March 2017. Cedarock Park will be open 8:00am to 6:00pm. Haw River Trail parks and paddle accesses will be open 8:00am to 5:00pm. 



Trout Fishing

The trout are in at Cedarock Park! They were delivered on 11/17. Over 1200 lbs of rainbow trout are now in the pond, including some special golden rainbow trout. Check out our Facebook Page to learn about a contest with the golden trout. Remember, you need a Cedarock Park fishing pass and a valid NC Fishing License to fish at the park. More info available here.

November Newsletter

Click here to view the November newsletter. It's an exciting month with lots of programs and special events! NOTE: Change to hours for Christmas Open Farm Day, now 1:00pm-4:00pm


Coming Up- New Programs!


Run at the Rock. Saturday, December 3rd, 9:00am-finish. Cedarock Park. Join this popular trail race with challenging 7 and 14 mile course options. The course route will be identical to last year, with a 7 mile loop complete with rocks, mud, short rolling hills, and waterfall, followed by hot post-race food. For details and to register please visit the event website at

Christmas at Cedarock Historical Farm. Saturday, December 3rd, 1:00pm-4:00pm. Cedarock Historical Farm. Experience Christmas at the Historical Farm as it would have been in the late 1800s. Living history demonstrations, Garrett House Savenger Hunt, Christmas music, face painting, and other activities of the season. Free & open to the public.

Santa's Workshop. Saturday, December 10th, 9:00am-12:00pm. Pleasant Grove Community Center. Come join us in making arts & crafts with Santa that will be given to seniors this Christmas at Assisted Living Facilities throughout the county. Help give back to your community in this annual event full of family fun, holiday music, light refreshments & of course Santa! For additional details and to sign up please visit RecDesk.

Homeschool Hikes. Thursday, December 15th, 2:00pm. Shallow Ford Natural Area. Join us for the second hike in our new Homeschool Hikes series. Enjoy Project Learning Tree Activities and a hike on one of the designated trails at Shallow Ford Natural Area (.75-1 mile long). Free for K-6 grade students. For details and to sign up please visit RecDesk or call (336) 263-9645.