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Western Boundary Trail

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Western Boundary Trail

Western Boundary Trail at Dismal Swamp State Park

The trail runs north to connect Kim Saunders to Corapeake Road, further west than S Martha Washington and Laurel. It's a six-mile hike to reach Western Boundary Trail from the visitor center.

Trail Location: 
Begins near mile 4 of Kim Saunders Road
Trail Point of Interest: 
Be sure to pack a snack to enjoy at the picnic table at the corner by Kim Saunders.
Trail Length: 
1.00 miles
Trail Type: 
one way
Trail Difficulty: 
easy hike
Trail Use: 
Trail Surface: 
natural surface
Trail Blaze: 

Map of North Carolina – Dismal Swamp State Park


Contact the park




Visitor center

2294 U.S. 17 N.
South Mills, NC 27976

GPS: 36.5057, -76.3551




  • November to February:
    8:00am to 5:00pm
  • March to October:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
  • Closed Christmas Day
  • Trails close 30 minutes before park closing time.


  • Weekdays:
    8:00am to 4:30pm
  • Saturday to Sunday:
    9:30am to 4:30pm
  • Closed Christmas Day