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 Alamance Parks and

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Cane Creek Mountains Natural Area - hiker overlooking view

In February 2021, Alamance Parks, The Conservation Fund, and Piedmont Land Conservancy announced the addition of 432 acres to the Cane Creek Mountain Natural Area located in Snow Camp. The property, known as the Sizemore addition nearly doubled the size of the Natural Area, bringing it to roughly 1,000 acres of County-owned, protected, publicly accessible

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Will You Share your Wi-Fi to Help Alamance County Students and Families?

Our community is fighting back against the COVID-19 threat by staying home and staying apart. That means protecting ourselves and our neighbors by learning, studying and working from home. Having a reliable internet connection at home is something most of us take for granted

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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 miles south of

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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 celebrates the many

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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 shadows

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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 children in the

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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

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