Alcovets Balloon Festival

ALCOVETS Balloon Festival to be held at Cedarock Park on September 9-11, 2022.

The ALCOVETS Balloon Festival will be held at Cedarock Park on September 9-11, 2022. During this time, regular park operations and usage, including disc golf courses, footgolf course, playground, and the equestrian center will be closed to the public.

In order …

Boyd's Creek Bridge photo

Alamance Parks announces the completion of a 60-foot steel bridge at the Boyd’s Creek Crossing of the Haw River Trail and North Carolina Mountains-to-Sea Trail (MST). The bridge was funded by a grant from Impact Alamance and the trail easement was donated by Herman Johnson. The project was a joint venture between …

photo of Cane creek mountain range

The North Carolina Parks and Recreation Trust Fund has awarded Alamance County a $470,000 grant for the development of the Cane Creek Mountains Natural Area. The grant will fund the construction of an observation tower, trailhead, natural surface hiking trails, and camping facilities at the park.

The Cane Creek Mountains are located 8 …

Champion Tree photo

Alamance Parks is pleased to recognize four new Champion Trees in Alamance County! The winners are:

New Species:

• Winged Elm, Ulmus alata, 249 points

• Black Oak, Quercus velutina, 206.75 points

• Shagbark Hickory, Carya ovata,  253.75 points

New Update:

• Yellow Poplar, Liriodendron tulipifera, 352.75 points

Champion Tree of Alamance County began in 2012 and …