Asheboro

Asheboro

Located in the center of the State of North Carolina. In this place of motorcycling enthusiasts come to admire the collection of Harley Davidson that houses a museum of the population. Asheboro is a city in Randolph County, North Carolina, United States.

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  • Population: 24,130
  • Pop. Change: 11%
  • State: North Carolina
  • Metro Area: Greensboro-High Point Metro Area
  • County: Randolph County
  • City: Asheboro
  • Zip Code: 27203, 27204,27205

Local attractions:

North Carolina Zoological Park

It is the largest natural zoo in the nation, with more than 1,000 animals and 1,500 plant species. Located in the Uwharrie Mountain region on wooded terrain, the North Carolina Zoological Park features many indoor and outdoor animal exhibits, as well as more than 5 miles of trails. The zoo hosts a number of special events as well as summer camps for youth. Now open, the Watani Grasslands Reserve features up close views of the largest land animals on the planet, elephants and rhinos. Don't miss the American black bear cubs, Moon and Star, at the Black Bear exhibit in the North America region. Other popular exhibits include the R.J. Reynolds Forest Aviary, Endangered Species Carousel, and the Polar Bear. Address & Contact: 4401 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro, NC 27205. Web: http://www.nczoo.org

American Classic Motorcycle Museum

An interesting exhibition of over 30 Harley Davidson motorcycles. It also closes a good documentation on the history of these types of motorcycles & specializes in correct restorations for Harley-Davidsons made between 1936-1983. It is one of the largest private collections of classic of Harley-Davidson motorcycles in the country and representing over six decades of American motorcycle history. American Classic Motorcycle Museum, shop, Artwork Gallery and heritage diner is located in the middle of the state in beautiful Asheboro, NC. Address & Contact: 1170 US Highway 64 W., Asheboro, NC 27205, Phone: (336) 629-9564, Fax: (336) 629-5555. Web: http://www.american-classic-motorcycle.com

Ride the zip lines of Horror:

The zip line course is the second to be built in the Piedmont, along with Carolina Zip lines in Stokes County. Experience the thrill and excitement of a life time on Richland Creek Zip Line Canopy tour nearby the world-famous Seagrove Potteries.  Zip through the forest along Richland creek at the base of Purgatory Mountain for over ½ mile of cable. The zip line tour travels along Richland Creek and Mendenhall Water Falls.

Ernest Hammer built the two hour zip line course in Randolph County near the N.C. Zoo in Asheboro.  The course features a half-mile cable that zips people through the forest along Richland creek at the base of Purgatory Mountain. Fun for families, and groups an outdoor adventure. Gift Certificates are available. Address & Contact: Richland Creek Zip Line Canopy Tours LLC, 2708 Fairview Farm Rd, Asheboro, NC 27205, Email: zipl...@embarqmail.com, Phone: 336 629-9440. Web: http://www.richlandcreekzipline.com

Asheboro Copperheads Baseball

No matter if this is your first game or you have been coming to see the Copperheads for years, people often wonder what it takes to run a team. Now is your opportunity to find out first hand – volunteer at a game. Plan your next special event with the Asheboro Copperheads. McCrary Park is the perfect place for birthday parties, corporate outings, club or organizational events, and baseball buddies. Everything is taken care of by the Copperheads. All you have to do is come to the park, relax and enjoy an exciting game. While at the Copperheads games, Rally can be seen greeting fans and stopping to sign autographs for the little and big kids alike! Between the innings, you can catch Rally dancing to all the ballpark favorites. Address & Contact: Copperheads Baseball, LLC, PO Box 4006, Asheboro, NC 27204, Phone: (336) 460-7018, Fax: (336) 629-2651, Email: i...@teamcopperhead.com. Web: http://www.teamcopperhead.com/

Coastal Plain League

The Coastal Plain League features 14 teams across North and South Carolina, and Virginia with best baseball action summer has to offer. Coastal Plain League games, as well as the CPL All-Star Game and Championship Tournament provide training ground and a great opportunity for Major League Baseball scouts to evaluate players in the CPL and has become a premier league, helping to aid players from all over the country in making their dreams realized by becoming professionals. The Coastal Plain League 2008 All-Star Fan Fest and All-Star Game was hosted by the Asheboro Copperheads on July 21st and 22nd at McCrary Park in Asheboro, N.C. There are several opportunities for fans to interact with the All-Stars during the event. More info: http://www.coastalplain.com/

Peddycord F.A.C. Flying Museum

Museum of Aviation which holds artifacts and airplanes of World War II. Aircraft operated by the Conservation Foundation, the museum is dedicated to preserving the history of aviation. He has a gift shop. Exhibits detailing military aviation history are also included. Address & Contact: 2222-G Pilots View Rd., Asheboro NC 27203, Phone: 1-336-625-0170. Web: http://www.ncairmuseum.org/

Auto Racing:

Caraway Speedway is a 0.455 mile asphalt speedway. Various events are held at the speedway throughout the year. Caraway Speedway is 455 Mile Asphalt Oval Located In Central North Carolina Sanctioned by NASCAR Whelen All-American Series. It was paved in 1972 when the track joined the NASCAR weekly racing series. The track saw extensive renovations during the 1998-2000 time frame. Featuring a oval asphalt short track, this race track features a beautifully landscaped entrance, large scoreboard, and concessions stands plus provides entertaining racing including Late Model Super Trucks, Street Stocks, Enduros, and Legends. Address & Contact: Caraway Speedway, P.O. Box 5088, Asheboro, NC 27204, Phone: (336) 629-5803, Fax: (336) 626-2449, Email: cara...@embarqmail.com. Web: http://www.carawayspeedway.com/

Pisgah Covered Bridge, Asheboro, NC

Pisgah Covered Bridge

Pisgah historic covered bridge will tell you that this little bridge has an equally as colorful past as its counterpart. In Asheboro, near the NC Zoo, you will find the very pretty, picturesque Pisgah Covered Bridge. There were once 10 such covered bridges in NC. There are only two in North Carolina. This bridge was built in 1911 for the simple purpose of getting folks across the Little River. Today this little treasure is once again welcoming visitors. You will find a picnic area with benches and a handicap accessible fourth-mile walk way though the woods. You can walk down to the stream, which is not deep and has large rocks allowing access from one side to the other. It also offers some amazing picture vantages of both the bridge and on up the stream. It is also a very popular spot for bridal pictures. Address & Contact: 6875 Pisgah Covered Bridge Rd., Asheboro NC 27205, Phone: 800-626-2672 & 336-626-0364.

Sunset Theatre

It was built in the Spanish style that was very popular in Hollywood at that time, with beamed ceilings, stucco walls and an awning with a tile roof. A marquee was added in the early 1930's. A second marquee replaces the first in the early 1940's. The theater continued as a first run facility until the early 1970's. It then turned into a 2nd Run Theater and was named "The Flick" for a short time before being renamed the Sunset Theater. SUNSET CONCERT SERIES, FILM SERIES, GAMING activities on a daily basis. Address & Contact: 234 Sunset Avenue, Asheboro, NC Email: fhug...@ci.asheboro.nc.us. Web: http://www.sunsettheatre.orgRandolph Arts Guild, Asheboro, NC

Randolph Arts Guild

The Randolph Arts Guild is a multi-action, multicultural nonprofit organization dedicated to hobbyist, professional with the means to express themselves through the Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts in order to experience fully the Arts in Randolph County- for all the ages and stages of your life. Organize Workshops for Adults Advanced Drawing such as Beaded Jewelry, Felting, Furniture Painting, Knitting, Mixed Media, Monthly Teas, Needlework, Painting with Acrylics, Paper Making, Plant Maintenance, Pottery Classes, Etiquette Classes, Fiber Arts, Found Art Sculpture, Print Making, Story Telling, Watercolor...& more.

Morings Fine Crafts Arts Center is fully stocked with exquisite and enchanting items to fulfill your buying needs for yourself or those for whom you are shopping for Christmas traditions,   for Halloween, for babies and more.  Address & Contact: P.O. Box 1033, Asheboro, NC 27204-1033, Email: a...@asheboro.com, Phone: (336) 629-0399, Fax: (336) 629-2892, Web: http://www.randolphartsguild.com

The Birkhead Mountains Wilderness

The Birkhead Mountains Wilderness are considered to be the oldest on the North American Continent. Evidence of early Indians dates back over 12,000 years.This old plantation is the core of the Wilderness. Remember, as you use the Wilderness, your challenge is to leave no trace of your passing. This will protect and preserve the area as true wilderness. Evidence of early Indians and settlers can often be found. These archeological and historic artifacts and sites hold clues to America's past. All trails within the Wilderness are designated hiking trails. Travel by horse, motorized vehicle or bicycle is prohibited. A detailed map of the Wilderness is available at the District Rangers Office. Address & Contact: 2421 Lassiter Mill Rd, Asheboro NC 27205, Phone    800-626-2672 & 910-576-6391. Web: http://www.cs.unca.edu/

Asheboro, NC Golf Courses

Pinewood Country Club

It is a Private Non-Equity golf Courses with 18 holes over 6,791 yards with a par of 72. Located at the center of Asheboro. Address & Contact: 247 Pinewood Rd., Asheboro, NC 27205-0921. Phone: (336) 629-4266

Asheboro Municipal Golf Course

It is a Municipal Golf Course with 9 holes over 3,074 yards with a par of 35. It is 4 miles from the center of Asheboro. Address & Contact: 421 Country Club Dr Asheboro, NC 27205-6707 Phone: (336) 625-4158

Tot Hill Farm Golf Club

It is a public golf course with 18 holes over 6,614 yards with a par of 72. Recently Rated 4.5 Stars 2008-2009 & ranked the 7th Hardest Course in America by Golf Digest. This year plan a golf trip to the famed North Carolina Sandhills, home to historic Pinehurst and Southern Pines. Tot Hill Farm is only moments from the World's #1 Golf Destination for Best Quality Courses (Golf Digest Survey).  With over 30 courses, the North Carolina Sandhills offers a wide variety of styles and challenges, all at amazingly affordable rates. Located at 5 miles from the center of Asheboro. Address & Contact: 3185 Tot Hill Farm Rd, Asheboro, NC 27205-9543, Phone: (800) 868-4455. Web: http://www.tothillfarm.com

Uwharrie Golf & Country Club

It is a Public Golf & Country Club with 18 holes over 6,240 yards with a par of 72. Located at 8 miles from the center of Asheboro. Address & Contact: 4471 Waynick Meadow Rd, Asheboro, NC 27205-1765, Phone: (336) 857-2651

Asheboro Country Club

This public golf club was completely renovated in 1996 what you can not miss. Is is 9 miles from the center of Asheboro with 18 holes over 6,417 yards with a par of 70. Address & Contact: 5105 Old Lexington Rd., Asheboro, NC 27205-9647. Phone: (336) 625-6910

Asheboro, NC useful links:

http://www.heartofnorthcarolina.com
http://www.ci.asheboro.nc.us/
http://www.asheboroparksandrecreation.com/
http://www.visitrandolphcounty.com/

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