Located in Guilford and Rockingham counties 15 miles north of Greensboro, Haw River State Park holds the key to many of nature's best-kept secrets. Unlock the door to nature's classroom and watch the mysteries begin to unfold. Trails and a boardwalk offer a journey into wetlands and a floodplain swamp. The park also houses the Iron Ore Belt Access, which is perfect for day-use visitors to enjoy views of wetlands rich in flora and fauna while meandering through piedmont oak-hickory forests. Haw River State Park is a unique park that centers on The Summit, a residential environmental education and conference center, that specializes in overnight field trips for school, scout or other groups of all ages, and accommodates retreats and conferences for groups, big or small. Staff are eager to guide visitors on exciting explorations to uncover fascinating natural surroundings and make great discoveries about the world in which we live. Bring our state's rich natural and cultural heritage alive; embark on a learning adventure at Haw River State Park and discover the wonders of the river wetlands.

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