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Uwharrie National Forest

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Outdoor paradise

So there is an outdoor adventure waiting for all here! The main roads are very nice paved roads but... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Tucson, Arizona
Family Camping Trip

Spent a fun weekend camping at the Arrowhead Campground located in the Uwharrie National Forest... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

So there is an outdoor adventure waiting for all here! The main roads are very nice paved roads but there are quite a few of the ventures that you need to drive on grave roads. Overall though they were in very good shape. The only...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Spent a fun weekend camping at the Arrowhead Campground located in the Uwharrie National Forest. Decent bathroom facilities. Nice flat walking trail to the Day Use Recreational Area. The camp was very clean and well attended. All the campers around us followed the quiet times...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We went to this forest for a long hike. After parking the car at the ranger center we found leaflets with hikes. Unfoetunately they were not were signposted. We hiked 2 hours and lost the trail (green) a couple of times. What a pity we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Jos H
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

T.x experiences in the beautiful natural setting. Everyone is helpful and accommodating on the trail if you need some help. Go to EldaradoOutpost to pick up a day pass or longer if you’re camping. Pickup some drinks & snacks and go have a good time....More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank John F
Reviewed 11 June 2018

There are lots of things to do here. I did a 13 mile day hike loop in the fall and my wife and I recently went offroading this past weekend. Good trails for beginner to advanced and price is fair. $5 per day. I have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

One of the few forests that you could go off road with a full sized vehicle. Lots of fun and challeging trails for you to try. This forest also had great hiking trails. We will be coming back again real soon.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank tug11
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Our first time Boondocking in our RV. We loved that there were plenty of trails to explore and if you are brave enough you can hike trails to meet up with the Jeeps/ATVs/dirt bike trails to watch them. We recommend checking out the 390 trail,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank hopalongrving
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Very quiet setting! Feels far from any kind of human activity. It's impressive to see such a large forest. There's a little babbling brook running through the forest, and you'll see lots of mountain laurel trees near the creek. To our surprise, we did not...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank ididntwantausername
Reviewed 2 December 2017

One of the few public lands you can drive a full-size vehicle in. Maybe the only one in NC (that's public land). Several different obstacles, almost all of which have a by-pass or at least an easier route except for "Daniel". There are many different...More

Date of experience: October 2017
5  Thank XtrmCat
Reviewed 25 November 2017

My review is only for the Dutchman's Creek / Uwharrie National Trail loop. I parked at the trail head at 24-27. It is a nice trail head with good map at the kiosk, clear directions. This hike was end of October 2017. I went out...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Brian S
25 March 2018|
Response from Riverpoot | Reviewed this property |
yes dirt bikes but not so much for 4 wheeler
Brian J
11 February 2018|
Response from sabimax | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I cannot help you there. Have been there after dark.