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Prescribed fire today 2/25   

Carvers Creek State Park staff are conducting a prescribed burn at the Sandhills access today, Thursday, February 25.

 Last updated on: Thursday, February 25, 2021

Current status of park facilities   

Trails and restrooms at Carvers Creek State Park are open.

The park office is closed at this time due to a COVID-19 exposure. The office will open as soon as possible. Please monitor this page for updates on when the office will reopen.

Please continue to follow social distancing guidelines throughout the park, regardless of the behavior of others. Bring a mask or face covering even if you are planning to only be outside; they are required to be worn when you cannot stay 6 feet away from park staff or other visitors. Wash or sanitize your hands before, during, and after your visit. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, please stay home.

 Last updated on: Friday, December 18, 2020

Sandhills Access: Turkey Oak Loop Trail

Turkey Oak Loop Trail at Carvers Creek State Park, Fayetteville, NC

This trail starts and ends where the Longleaf Pine Trail ends. From this point, it is 4 miles back to the parking lot if you follow the Longleaf Pine Trail. Another pond, larger than the pond at the Little Pond Spur, is accessible from this trail.

Trail Location: 
Sandhills Access
Trail Length: 
1.70 miles
Trail Type: 
loop
Trail Difficulty: 
easy hike
Trail Use: 
Hiking
Biking
Equestrian
Trail Surface: 
natural surface
sand
Trail Blaze: 
white hexagons

Map of North Carolina – Carvers Creek State Park


Contact the park
 

910-436-4681

carvers.creek@ncparks.gov
 

Addresses
 

Long Valley Farm access
and park office

2505 Long Valley Road
Spring Lake, NC 28390

GPS: 35.1970, -78.9767

 

Sandhills access

995 McCloskey Road
Fayetteville, NC 28311

GPS: 35.1700, -78.8943
 

Hours
 

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  • 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
     

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  • Open daily:
    8:00am to 5:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day