Drive the Uwharrie Scenic Road

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Added by Jean-Claude Linossi

50 mile drive through the Carolina Slate Belt, past Badin Lake and the Uwharrie National Forest.

This peaceful drive begins at the intersection of US 64 & NC 49 in Asheboro, North Carolina. Follow NC 49 along the the Carolina slate belt southwest toward Concord. Along this 50 mile drive, you'll take in amazing views of the Uwharrie National Forest, so have your camera ready!  

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on.

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