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  • Allen H. Leonard Memorial Park
    Allen H. Leonard Memorial ParkRamseur

    This nine-acre park near downtown Ramseur has two little league baseball fields, tennis and basketball courts, playground, picnic shelter, and access to Deep River.

  • Asheboro Skate Park
    Asheboro Skate ParkAsheboro

    This skate park is a combination indoor/outdoor facility with more than 2,500 interior and 7,500 exterior square feet of surface featuring indoor/outdoor viewing areas, bleachers, concessions, lockers, restrooms, and party room.

  • Bicentennial Park
    Bicentennial ParkAsheboro

    This one-acre green space in the center of downtown Asheboro features a pavilion, wooden dance floor, fountain, picnic tables, memory walk and outdoor sculpture, and hosts seasonal concerts and events throughout the year.

  • Commerce Square Park
    Commerce Square ParkRandleman

    This park located in the center of downtown Randleman features passive recreation, water features, a bandstand, farmers market, and beautiful mural by hometown artist Susan Harrell featuring the Deep River, and hosts special events throughout the year.

  • Creekside Park, Greenway & Disc Golf Course
    Creekside Park, Greenway & Disc Golf CourseArchdale

    This 107-acre park offers a variety of active, as well as passive, recreational opportunities. Amenities include tennis courts, baseball/softball/t-ball fields, picnic shelters, shuffleboard courts, horseshoe pits, playgrounds, 18-hole championship disc golf course with beginners loop, orienteering course, and 3 miles of scenic walking trails along Muddy Creek. 

  • Deep River Rail Trail
    Deep River Rail TrailFranklinville

    This three-quarter mile trail created by the old railroad bed provides a variety of recreational activities including biking, jogging, and fishing. The trail is rich with textile history and sites linked to Native Americans and the Revolutionary War; and connects to the Deep River State Trail, part of the NC State Parks system that runs through Guilford, Randolph, Chatham, Moore, and Lee counties.

  • Kermit G. Pell/Ramseur Lake Recreational Facility
    Kermit G. Pell/Ramseur Lake Recreational FacilityRamseur

    This 127-acre reservoir and nine-acre park includes boat launches, jon boat rentals, bait shop, picnic shelters with tables and grills, playground, and public restrooms.

  • Lake Lucas
    Lake LucasAsheboro

    This 238-acre facility offers fishing, jon boat and canoe rentals, fishing pier, bait shop, picnic area, playground and one-quarter mile walking trail.

  • North Asheboro Park & Disc Golf Course
    North Asheboro Park & Disc Golf CourseAsheboro

    This 26-acre park features a disc golf course, basketball, tennis and volleyball courts, baseball field, seasonal swimming pool, playground and paved walking trail.

  • Pisgah Covered Bridge
    Pisgah Covered BridgeAsheboro

    This historic structure, one of NC's two remaining covered bridges, was built in 1911 at a cost of $40. The bridge is 54 feet in length and crosses the West Fork Branch of the Little River within the Uwharrie National Forest and is a direct connection to the county's past mode of transportation when horse and wagon were common and automobile travel was in its infancy.

    Take exit 65 from I-73/I-74.

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    Presnell Park & Disc Golf CourseAsheboro

    This 46-acre park features a challenging disc golf course, baseball and soccer fields, campsites and walking trails. In addition, there are two playground structures, picnic shelters, picnic tables, and restrooms.

  • Randleman Lake Marina
    Randleman Lake MarinaRandleman

    Randleman Lake Reservoir is located on the Deep River, part of the Cape Fear River basin. The lake is surrounded by a natural buffer of 2,975 acres with a lake surface of 3,007 acres, and 100 miles of beautiful shore line. Recreation activities allowed on the lake include boating, fishing, sailing, and paddleboats. Snacks, and restrooms located at marina; no rental equipment available.

    Admission - Gasoline powered boat, $15 (3 people or less) + $5 per additional person; electric motors & sailboats, $7; kayak, canoe, paddleboat, $5; pier fishing, $3 per person

    *Boat rentals are available at Southwest Park - Guilford County access point.  For details on rates visit: http://www.myguilford.com/parks/southwest-park/

  • Uwharrie Mountains-Birkhead Wilderness Area/Lassiter Mill
    Uwharrie Mountains-Birkhead Wilderness Area/Lassiter MillAsheboro

    Access 5,160 acres of the ancient Uwharrie National Forest in the Birkhead Mountains Wilderness Area. The piedmont's only federally-designated wilderness area, the Birkhead Mountains feature designated hiking trails where evidence of early Indians and settlers can often be found.

  • Uwharrie Mountains-Birkhead Wilderness Area/Tot Hill Farm
    Uwharrie Mountains-Birkhead Wilderness Area/Tot Hill FarmAsheboro

    Access 5,160 acres of the ancient Uwharrie National Forest in the Birkhead Mountains Wilderness Area. The piedmont's only federally-designated wilderness area, the Birkhead Mountains feature designated hiking trails where evidence of early Indians and settlers can often be found.