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Ecology

Ecology

Get plant and animal checklists at the park office.

There are many opportunities to view nature at Carvers Creek State Park.  There is a rich diversity of habitats to see including: meadows of native grasses and wildflowers, forests of longleaf pine, and mixed pine and hardwood forests.  Also, there is the lovely 100-acre Millpond and its associated wetlands.  The open meadows are wonderful places to view birds and insects. In the wooded areas, you may see fox squirrels and a variety of woodpeckers. The federally endangered red-cockaded woodpecker calls our forests home. In the Millpond, you'll likely see fish, snakes, frogs and turtles.


Map of North Carolina

 

Contact

910-436-4681
carvers.creek@ncparks.gov

 

Addresses

Long Valley Farm access
and park office

2505 Long Valley Road
Spring Lake, NC 28390

GPS: 35.197026, -78.976785

 

Sandhills access

995 McCloskey Road
Fayetteville, NC 28311

GPS: 35.170036, -78.894338

 

Hours

  • November to February:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
     
  • March to May:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • June to August:
    8:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • September to October:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     
  • 8:00am to 5:00pm daily
     
  • Closed Christmas Day