Cane Creek Mountains Natural Area Now Open!
Cane Creek Mountains Natural Area is a new nature park that provides public access to Alamance County’s largest state-significant natural heritage area. Hikers will enjoy rolling piedmont hills, abundant creeks and streams, and some of the best views in the County.
Cane Creek Mountains Natural Area is located in the Cane Creek Mountains Range, a Piedmont Monadnock range that covers much of the southwest quadrant of Alamance County. The mountain range is also home to the highest peak in North Carolina east of Greensboro at 987 feet.
Phase 1: Pine Hill Trailhead
- Address: 5075 Bass Mountain Rd, Snow Camp, NC 27349
- Features 3.5 miles of hiking trail including the Northern Approach, Heartleaf Loop, and Longleaf Loop Trails (more information about each trail here)
Phase 2: Oak Hill Trailhead
- Address: 5545 Bass Mountain Road, Snow Camp, NC 27349
- Pioneer Camp Trail Now Open (featuring 3.4 miles of trail).
- Opening in Fall 2023: Observation Tower, Camping, Wildlife Observation Area, Additional Trails.
The development of the park will continue over the next several years. Upon completion, the Cane Creek Mountains Natural Area will total over 1,000 acres and include an observation tower, camping facilities, wildlife observation areas, and more.
Click Here to see a map of the park.
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