Thursday, April 27, 2017
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Recreation

North Carolina Zoo
500 acres of exhibits, over 1,000 animals at the nation's largest natural-habitat zoo.

North Carolina Aviation Museum
Step back in time to the 1940s, when brave pilots flew America's greatest warplanes.

North Carolina Pottery Center
The nation's only state pottery center.

Asheboro Copperheads Baseball
Catch the excitement of wooden-bat baseball.

Richard Petty Museum
Racecars, awards and photos honor this 7-Time Winston Cup Series Champion. See highlights of Richard's 35-year career in the mini-theater, and take home gifts for a favorite race fan. Gift shop, 14 cars, over 800 dolls, knife case, & belt buckles.

Birkhead Wilderness Area
The 1984 North Carolina Wilderness Act established the ancient Uwharrie Mountains - The Birkhead Mountains Wilderness. The Wilderness includes 5,160 acres at the northern end of the Uwharrie Mountains . All trails within the Wilderness are designated hiking trails.

Caraway Speedway
Experience the thrill of NASCAR racing.

American Classic Motorcycle Museum
Museum has over 30 classic Harley Davidson motorcycles dating 1936-1972.

Goat Lady Dairy
Learn about environmentally friendly farming, milking, and cheese making

Pisgah Covered Bridge
One of North Carolina 's last remaining covered bridges

Golf Courses

Challenging golf courses that are open to the public:

  • Asheboro Country Club
  • Asheboro Municipal Course
  • Ferguson Farms Golf Course
  • Green Acres Golf Club
  • Holly Ridge Golf Course
  • Tot Hill Farm Golf Club
  • Uwharrie Golf Club

Located within 45 minutes of Pinehurst and Uwharrie Point, North Carolina 's premier golf courses.

Lakes

Five full recreational lakes, located within one hour drive.