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Rabe Family Donates New Observation Deck  

Thanks to a generous donation from the late Tom Rabe, his wife Jean and the Rabe family, a new 1,000 square foot observation deck is now open on top of Morrow Mountain. The donation was made to the park through the Friends of Morrow Mountain, the non-profit organization that also helped oversee the construction of the project. The observation deck faces east over the park, Lake Tillery and the Uwharrie National Forest.

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Friends of Morrow Mountain State Park is a non-profit organization that promotes and supports Morrow Mountain State Park for the benefit of the general public. 

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Morrow Mountain

Article by John Young featured in Stanly News & Press

Stanly County’s Major Tourist Destination

Over a half-million people visited Morrow Mountain State Park in 2017.  They drove up to its famous overlook, hiked its scenic trails, enjoyed a cookout at a picnic shelter, or a swim in its pool. 

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Morrow Mountain Receives 1000 Acre Donation

Stanly News & Press Wed. May 27, 2020

Note: The following is a press release from the North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation.

The North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation accepted the donation of more than 1,000 acres to Morrow Mountain State Park in Stanly County on May 14. The donation, which brings the park’s total area to 5,881 acres, is part of ALCOA Corporation’s Federal Energy Regulatory Commission relicensing agreement that was finalized in 2013.

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Friends of Morrow Mountain State Park is an independent chapter of Friends of State Parks. We raise funds to provide renovations to existing structures and construction of new facilities for use by park visitors. Our projects are also designed to protect and preserve the park’s natural resources. Morrow Mountain has abundant scenic, cultural, and historic resources.

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Friends of Morrow Mountain State Park

Box 306

Badin, North Carolina  28009

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