Raven Rock State Park
In further efforts to reduce wildfire hazards and restore some areas of the native species within the park, park staff are planning prescribed burns for the first part of 2014. Prescription burns are very weather dependent and may take place with very short notice. Due to the presence of fire, smoke, or emergency equipment; roads, picnic areas, and trails may be temporarily closed to the public. If you have plans to visit the park as part of an event or with a group, please contact the park a few days in advance.
Updated: 2014-03-23 14:40:23
Bridle Trails Status - OPEN;
Family Wilderness Campground is CLOSED
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The Bridle Trails are currently OPEN.
Portions of the West Loop Bridle Trail nearest River Road have been re-routed to complete the loop on the west side of Avent’s Creek using the trailhead opposite the vault toilet. Do not ride on portions of the trail that are marked as closed.
Raven Rock State Park has created a list serve for updates on the East and West Loop Bridle Trails. These updates will only be sent when the trail status changes. If you are interested in receiving emails of bridle trail status changes please call the park office and leave your preferred email address at 910-893-4888 extension 107 or email email@example.com
The Family Wilderness Campground is closed until further notice.
Updated: 2014-03-12 16:05:11
3009 Raven Rock Road, Lillington, NC 27546
GPS: 35.4597, -78.9127
Should the humdrum of the work week leave you with the urge to travel and explore, head to Raven Rock State Park. Adventure is just an hour's drive from the Research Triangle and only 45 minutes from the Fayetteville area.
The first feeling you are likely to experience at Raven Rock is one of renewal. Here, the forest reigns as each year the timeless cycle of growth further heals age-old wounds inflicted by man. Nature triumphs as plants compete in the stages of forest succession and the woodlands are restored. High above the Cape Fear River stands Raven Rock, its austere beauty a testament to the forces that have shaped the land. As the river below rushes to join the sea, nature's elements continue to shape the surface of this natural monument.
Spend some time at Raven Rock State Park and let nature refresh your spirit.