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Discover uwharrie welcome Center

Start your adventure at the Welcome Center

Want to know all the incredible options around here? Then you might love the Discover Uwharrie Welcome Center. Experience some of the area’s offerings with interactive displays, ask a local your questions, and be sure to sign up for a “passport” to earn a commemorative token just by exploring the area and having fun. Our helpful staff can connect you with information on the vast array of natural and cultural attractions. And our displays and exhibits offer a taste of what’s all around you in the Uwharries.

How to find us

100 W. Main St. Troy, NC 27371
(910) 573-3153

Getting here is easier than you think–in fact we’re less than 2 hours from most areas of the state. See below for directions from Greensboro, Charlotte or Raleigh. Still need help finding us? Just give us a call and we’ll be happy to assist you in getting here!

Directions from Greensboro:

Take I-73 to US-220 BUS S/Dawson Miller Rd in Randolph County. Take exit 68 from I-73/I-74. Follow NC-134 S to W Main St in Troy.

Directions from Charlotte:

Head east on NC-27 E/Albemarle Rd (accessible off I-74/Independence Blvd). Continue to follow NC-27 E for close to 38 miles. In Albemarle, turn right onto NC-24 E/NC-27 W/E Main St. Continue to follow NC-24 E/NC-27 W for 16.2 miles. Turn left onto NC-24 E/NC-27 E.  Pass by Advance Auto Parts (on the right in 1.2 mi). Destination will be on the left.

Directions from Raleigh:

Take US-1 S and US-15 S/US-501 S approximately 58.3 miles to Monroe St in Carthage. Follow NC-24 W/NC-27 W for 30 miles to E Main St in Troy.