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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The 2019 Special Olympics Alamance County Spring Games took place on April 18th at Elon University’s Belk Track. Over 400 amazing athletes were celebrated for their abilities. Congratulations to all athletes on your accomplishments and thank you to all of the teachers, volunteers, and donors who made the day possible. We are grateful for your

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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 water is cool

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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 River Trail.

Capture a

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