82019Oct

6th Annual Trailathlon – October 26, 2019 – 9am

Join the Haw River Trail and the community of Saxapahaw for our Annual Trailathlon, a Haw River Trail fundraiser. This multi-sport adventure brings together families and athletes of all abilities and skill levels to enjoy the natural recreation opportunities of the Haw River corridor. The race starts with a two-mile round trip paddle on Saxapahaw… Continue Reading 6th Annual Trailathlon – October 26, 2019 – 9am

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302019Sep

Cedarock Fall Festival

Cedarock Historical Farm Saturday, October 5th, 10am-2pm Join us for family fun at the Cedarock Fall Festival! The event will be held at the Cedarock Historical Farm on October 5th from 10am-2pm. The festival offers activities for all ages, including: Hayrides Kids’ Games (With Candy and Prizes) Face Painting Horse Rides Live music from Sassafras… Continue Reading Cedarock Fall Festival

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92019Sep

Haw River Trail Run Benefiting SOAC – Saturday, October 19, 2019 – 8am

Join us for a beautiful Trail Run along the banks of the Haw River to benefit Special Olympics of Alamance County. This out and back course will give you a tour of the Sellers Falls section of the Haw River and Mountains-to-Sea Trail. The run will start and end in Red Slide Park in the… Continue Reading Haw River Trail Run Benefiting SOAC – Saturday, October 19, 2019 – 8am

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222019Aug

Alamance Parks Acquires Land to Expand Cane Creek Mountains Natural Area

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22, 2019 Contact Guil Johnson, Trails & Open Space Coordinator Alamance Parks (Alamance County Recreation and Parks Department) Phone: 336.229.2380 Email: guil.johnson@alamance-nc.com Alamance Parks has acquired a third land tract in the Cane Creek Mountains Natural Area. The Henderson-Dixon-Steele tract totals 152.5 acres bringing the total land acquired for the natural… Continue Reading Alamance Parks Acquires Land to Expand Cane Creek Mountains Natural Area

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52019Aug

Champion Tree of Alamance County is Back!

Champion Tree of Alamance County is back! Alamance County is home to giant trees that have, against all odds, survived centuries of storms, pests, and development. These living monuments have cleaned our air, filtered our water and provided habitat for Piedmont wildlife over hundreds of years. From school grounds and city centers to backwoods and… Continue Reading Champion Tree of Alamance County is Back!

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222019Jun

Status of the Ossipee Dam in Altamahaw

This morning, the Alamance County Emergency Management Office and the AO Fire Department were alerted to water leaking from the base of the Ossipee Dam in Altamahaw. Since then, the NC Department of Transportation, the Department of Environmental Quality Dam Safety Division, and the State Emergency Management Office have been in contact with representatives from… Continue Reading Status of the Ossipee Dam in Altamahaw

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232019May

New FootGolf Course Opening at Cedarock Park, Saturday May 25, 2019

BURLINGTON – Starting Saturday, May 25, there will be something new to do at Cedarock Park. Alamance Parks is introducing a new FootGolf course to the park. The Cedarock FootGolf course starts at the Park Office and offers 18 holes of play on an open course. The game utilizes a soccer ball that is kicked… Continue Reading New FootGolf Course Opening at Cedarock Park, Saturday May 25, 2019

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132018Sep

Parks and Landfill Updates

Due to Hurricane Florence, all Alamance Parks facilities, including parks, community centers, and Haw River Trail Park and Paddle Access points will be closing at 5pm today (9/13/18) through Sunday (9/16/18). The Alamance Landfill has adopted the below schedule (subject to change): 1. Landfill and Convenience Center will operate on a normal schedule on Thursday.… Continue Reading Parks and Landfill Updates

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152018Mar
Summer Fun and Safe Kids Expo – March 17, 2018

Summer Fun and Safe Kids Expo – March 17, 2018

Summer Fun & Safe Kids Expo Saturday, March 17th 11am-2pm Come join Safe Kids for a day full of fun & games. Bike Safety Rodeo, Jr. Fire Fighter Challenge, Pedestrian, Home, Water & Motor Vehicle Safety all located in the parking lot adjacent to Dunham’s Sports. Operation Medicine Drop Drive Thru will run 11am-2pm. Special… Continue Reading Summer Fun and Safe Kids Expo – March 17, 2018

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