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Sandhills Access: Turkey Oak Loop Trail

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Current status of park facilities   

Trails and restrooms at Carvers Creek State Park are open. The park office remains closed.

When visiting, please follow social distancing guidelines, regardless of the behavior of others. Please try to stay 6 feet away from other visitors and park staff or wear a mask or face covering. Try to touch as few surfaces as possible and do not enter areas that have been closed off. Wash or sanitize your hands before, during, and after your visit, and stay home if you are sick.

Please note that this alert is updated only when something changes. Generally, state parks are following the phased reopening statewide. Phase 2 has been extended until at least September 11, 2020.

 Last updated on: Thursday, August 6, 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