A group of volunteers from the Alamance County Task Force of the Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail (MST) have completed an eighteen-month project to construct a new trail in the Cane Creek Mountains Natural Area in the central part of the county. The trail is a 3.4 miles long loop that begins at the new
Cedarock Park Updates Effective Friday, October 28, 2022
On Friday, October 28, 2022, several changes will go into effect at Cedarock Park. These updates include:
The re-routing of Rock Creek and Spoon Branch Trails to provide a new hiking experience and showcase different areas of the park. The Rock Creek Trail will now be marked by yellow
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 to gain entrance
Nine volunteers with the Alamance County Task Force of the Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail gathered Saturday morning, June 18th, near Carolina Mill. The team worked for four hours building a new trail down the Haw River toward Copland Mill. The new trail will provide an alternative to hiking from Carolina Mill to Stony Creek
Easton Foundations Awards Grant to Alamance Parks Archery Program
The Easton Foundations awarded Alamance Parks a grant to outfit the Eli Whitney and Pleasant Grove Community Centers with the necessary equipment to support the Department’s growing Archery program. The grant will fund the purchase of archery equipment including targets, bows, arrows, archery curtains and rack
Alamance Parks Launches New Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation ProgramsAlamance Park is launching a new Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation Program. Starting in March 2022, the Department will sponsor programs that are open to the general public and are inclusive for all participants. The initial programs include Trail Walking and Yoga. The first Trail Walking event will be
A group of volunteers has been working with Alamance Parks to construct a new hiking trail in the Cane Creek Mountains Natural Area, near Bass Mountain Road. The group began construction in April 2021 and has been working Wednesdays (weather permitting) over the last eleven months, clearing trees and vegetation and benching (leveling) the trail
Alamance now has its own volunteer trail team to build and help maintain the Mountains-to-Sea Trail in the county. The Upper Haw River Task Force of the Friends of the North Carolina Mountains-to-Sea Trail, which has historically worked in Eastern Guilford and Alamance Counties, split in August 2021 in order to better address the increased
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 Alamance Parks and
A new trail opens at the Cane Creek Mountains Natural Area on July 3, 2021. The Longleaf Loop Trail will offer an additional 1 mile of surfaced trail offering clear views of the mountain range above. The packed gravel trail is perfect for runners or hikers with strollers or animals. The Longleaf Loop Trail meanders