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Sandhills Access: Wire Grass Loop Trail

Carvers Creek State Park – Carvers Creek – Photo by J. Fields
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Sandhills Access: Wire Grass Loop Trail

Wire Grass Loop Trail at Carvers Creek State Park, Fayetteville, NC

This trail starts at the intersection where the equestrian access trail and the Longleaf Pine Trail meet, goes past the parking lot and loops back around to the Longlead Pine Trail. Visitors can observe the scenic longleaf pine with wiregrass understory, which is a glimple of what the Sandhills of North Carolina is supposed to look like with prescribed fire.

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

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