Uwharrie Trailblazers

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Interview with Joe Moffitt: http://youtu.be/8LFKz64xgyo


Download materials related to the Uwharrie Trail Audio Tour: click here


Don Childrey’s 2nd Edition of the Uwharrie Lakes Region Guidebook is now available! Buy your copy here!


The Land Trust would like to offer our thanks and congratulations to Chris Moncrief for being awarded the rank of Eagle Scout on Saturday for his work on the audio tour of the Uwharrie Trail! Great job, Chris!

chris eagle scout


Biographies of TrailBlazers:

David Craft   Revised December 4 2014


Wildlife Viewing:

Wild Turkey Uwharrie Forest Randolph County

Wild Turkey Uwharrie Forest Randolph County

Our informative UwharrieTrailBlazers responded to the question of where is it possible to view wild turkeys in the Uwharrie Forest……..Steve Sherpa says in the Birkhead Wilderness Robbins Branch Trail,  go deeper into the wilderness, pick a spot and sit still to see them.  Karen Auman emailed saying near Abner or Aunt Queens Road late evening. Turkey hunting season is April to May but if you go looking in November or December it’s deer season so wear bright colors to be safe from the hunters.







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.8  * Join us October 9th at 9:30am as we paddle Tuckertown Reservoir. 

Three Rivers Land Trust  In September 2019, Phase I of the Alcoa Lands Project was completed. Phase I conserved 2,463 acres and 45 miles of shoreline along High Rock Lake. Now with the closure of Phase II Tuckertown, this project has conserved over 4,800 acres and 76 miles of shoreline along the Yadkin-Pee Dee.  Tuckertown Reservoir, an impoundment of the Yadkin River, is known for its recreational opportunities and as a vital water resource for North Carolinians. 

To celebrate this momentous achievement, the TRLT Paddle Club is hosting our next group paddle event in Tuckertown Reservoir on October 9th, 2021 at 9:30am. We launch from the Bringles Ferry Boating Access Area (3301 Bringle Ferry Road)  and Paddle to the Flat Creek Access (450 Wildlife Access Road). This paddle is 3.8 miles and will take the group about two and a half hours to complete.   

We encourage paddlers to organize their own shuttles. Limited shuttles will be available, but must be prearranged. Please contact nicky@threeriverslandtrust.org

Have your own Equipment? Already a TRLT Paddle Club Member? Then register below and join us at no cost! We look forward to paddling with you!

Row Co River Adventures will be providing kayak rentals for this event:

Single Kayak Rentals $35

Double Kayak Rentals $50

*All Rentals Include Paddle and PFD*

All Proceeds will be donated to Three Rivers Land Trust and each rental includes a TRLT membership! To book a rental please contact Row Co Directly at rowco@rowcoriveradventures.com

For more information or if you have questions, please email Nicky at nicky@threeriverslandtrust.org Hope to see you there!

Length of paddle: ~4 miles

Difficulty level: Easy