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The Naval Stores Industry

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Visitor center

240 Park Entrance Road
Seven Springs, NC 28578

GPS: 32.2354, -77.8932



  • The park is currently operating with new hours until further notice, 8:00am to 8:00pm.
  • November to February:
    7:00am to 6:00pm
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    7:00am to 8:00pm
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    7:00am to 9:00pm
  • September to October:
    7:00am to 8:00pm
  • Closed Christmas Day


  • Open daily:
    9:00am to 5:00pm
  • The visitor center may close for 1 hour at midday on weekends.
  • Closed Christmas Day




The Naval Stores Industry

Have you ever heard of Naval Stores? The park was once home to this industry of harvesting the sap of living Longleaf pines. Join us as we learn about the parks’ historic land uses and view an elderly pine tree with a story to tell. This program will feature an easy 1-mile hike, please bring comfortable walking shoes. 

Date of Event: 
Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 3:00pm

Start Location: 
Picnic Shelter