recreation

Recreation

NC Zoo logoNorth Carolina Zoo

1,400-acre natural habitat Zoo with Aviary, Pavilions, Gift Shops and Amphitheater. 


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

Lakes

Five full recreational lakes, located within one hour drive.