Uwharrie National Forest

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Uwharrie National Forest Troy area, NC Website: cs.unca.edu/nfsnc Though you can have fun at Uwharrie for the day, once you’re there, you’ll want to stick around. This 50,000-acre forest is named for the Uwharrie Mountains, which were created from ancient volcanoes. The 1,000-foot hills were 20,000-foot peaks a mere 500 million years ago. But