Oak Hill Community Park & Forest

 

PROPERTY SUMMARY

  • 660 acres of undeveloped forest and open agricultural fields in Oak Hill
  • $3.1 million total project cost
  • Currently under purchase option by Foothills Conservancy
  • Less than one mile from three public schools:  Oak Hill Elementary, Table Rock Middle School, and Freedom High School  
  • Less than 10 minutes from Western Piedmont Community College and the NC School for Science and Math
  • Less than 10 minutes from downtown Morganton

POTENTIAL USES

  • A hub for education and outdoor classrooms
  • Public outdoor recreation
  • Connectivity to the Fonta Flora State Trail and the City of Morganton Greenway
  • Prime farmland soils for community supported agriculture (100 +/- acres)
  • Forest restoration activities and education
  • Archaeological exploration
  • Click here to view a vision map for the property

FUNDING

  • $1.2 million
    Clean Water Management Trust Fund grant
  • $640,000
    Private donor pledges as of November 4, 2019

REMAINING

  • $1.3 million

PUBLIC SUPPORT

 

HOW YOU CAN HELP

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