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 …

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 …

Alamance
Parks Acquires Land to Expand Cane Creek Mountains Natural Area

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 area to approximately
620 acres. This property once hosted the Pioneer Camp, a popular summer camp
for area …

The question we are asked most this time of year is “When will the trout arrive?”. We are happy to announce that the pond is stocked and ready for fishing! There are approximately 1,300 lbs of trout, ranging from 2-5 pounds each.

Each year the trout arrive in late November/early December once the …

Red leaves

Fall is a wonderful time to visit the parks! The weather is crisp and cool and the changing leaves create beautiful scenery and photo opportunities. We encourage you to enjoy one of the many trails and outdoor recreation opportunities at Cedarock Park, the Pleasant Grove and Eli Whitney Community Centers, and along the Haw …

Farm to Table

On September 24-25, Cedarock Park welcomed approximately 900 area students for the annual Farm-to-Table Program. This event is sponsored by the Alamance County Agri-Business Committee and is a unique opportunity for students to learn about agriculture in Alamance County at no charge to the students. 4th-graders from all over Alamance County came to …

photo of the Civiil War Trail marker at Swepsonville River Park with the Civil War Trails logo overlaid

The Civil War Trails is a historic preservation organization based in Virginia, which works with communities in numerous states including North Carolina to help preserve the heritage of the American Civil War. This past month, the Civil War Trails organization began overhauling longstanding and worn Civil War Trail interpretive markers across numerous …