Outdoor Fun & Trails

Randolph County: A Haven for Nature Lovers in Central North Carolina

Randolph County offers a unique blend of history, nature, and outdoor recreation, making it a great destination for those seeking an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. 

  • Location: Situated in the center of North Carolina, offering a tranquil escape for residents of nearby metro areas like Charlotte, the Triad (Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point), and the Triangle (Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill).
  • Rich History: Once a hub for textiles, subsistence farming, and industry, Randolph County is now transforming its past into assets for the future.
  • Transformation Through Trails: The county is actively developing a network of trails to cater to diverse interests:
    • Wilderness adventures: Hiking trails in the Uwharrie Mountains.
    • Urban green spaces: Greenways within city parks.
    • Waterways exploration: The Deep River State Trail, a unique hybrid trail that allows for both land-based hiking and paddling adventures.

Check out the video above to learn how Randolph County is forging ahead in the development of trail infrastructure.