- The list below includes 35 free or cheap things to do in or near Morganton, North Carolina, including 66 different types of inexpensive activities like Breweries, Ziplines, Bowling and Children's Play Area.
- From Catawba Meadows Park to Freedom Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Morganton and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Hickory, Linville and Lenoir.
Located along the Catawba River, Catawba Meadows Park features softball and baseball fields, volleyball courts and an 18-hole disc golf course. The park has walking trails, picnic facilities, a playground, a rock climbing wall and open grass fields.
The 30-acre Freedom Park is a park that has a 1-mile lighted track that can be used for walking, biking, running, or roller blading. The park features two basketball courts, a lighted softball field, tennis courts, and two playgrounds.
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4149 S Mountain Park Avenue, Morganton, NC 28655 MoreLess Info
Featuring elevations up to 2,000 ft., South Mountain State Park is a popular location among nature and outdoor enthusiasts. Visitors commonly enjoy hiking through the park's 40 miles of trails, seeing the 80-foot waterfall, or having a picnic outside.
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7081 NC Highway 181, Morganton, NC 28655 MoreLess Info
A popular camping and hiking spot, Steele Creek Park & Campground is one of the most popular parks in North Carolina. All park entrants must pay a small fee (cash only), and campers must register for a camp site at least 14 days before their arrival date.
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220 Catawba Meadows Dr, Morganton, NC 28655 MoreLess Info
The Beanstalk Journey Zipline connects fifteen interconnected islands in the sky through sky bridges and ziplines. Visitors can visit each of these islands, play on the adventure playground, play Frisbee golf, or try their luck at beach volleyball.
The Fonta Flora Brewery works to create a unique style of beer that defines North Carolina and the Appalachian Mountains through a variety of craft brews. Visitors can also visit the brewery's tasting room and view the brewing facilities during open hours.
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403 East Union Street, Morganton, NC 28655 MoreLess Info
The Hamilton Williams Gallery & Studio is a local art gallery and studio featuring a number of artistic works available for purchase. The gallery specializes in creating handmade pottery, including bowls, vases, and bakeware.
A brewery with a tasting room, Catawba Brewing Co offers its own line of beer including Cream Ale, Winter Ale, India Pale Ale and White Ale. It also offers pool tables, live music and has a projection screen for sports.