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Trails

Trails along the lake shore and near campgrounds offer relaxed hiking opportunities that are family-friendly and a opportunity to view the lake from different vantage points.

 

Big Poplar Trail
Location: Satterwhite Point / JC Cooper Campground
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0.75 miles
One-way
Difficulty:
Easy
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Surface: Natural surface
Kerr Lake Track Trail
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The Kerr Lake State Recreation Area TRACK Trail is a 0.75 mile hike one-way (1.5 mile round-trip) through a mixed hardwood and pine tree forest along the edge of Kerr Lake. The trail features interpretive signs.

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Length:
0.75 miles
One-way
Difficulty:
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Ole Still Trail
Location: Bullocksville access
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Plantation Trail
Location: Hibernia access
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Contact:

Kerr Lake State Recreation Area

6254 Satterwhite Point Road
HendersonNC 27537
252-438-7791
kerr.lake@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 36.441100
Longitude: -78.368800

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November – February: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
March, April, September and October: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
May – August: 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Closed Christmas Day

The day use areas at Bullocksville, Henderson Point Shelter 1 and Satterwhite Point are open year-round. All other day use areas are closed late October – late March. The Henderson Point day use area for shelter 2, shelter 3 and the community building is closed late October – late March but will be opened for groups who rent the community building or the shelters.

County Line, Henderson Point, Hibernia and Nutbush have 24-hour boat ramp facilities open year-round. All other day use areas are closed and locked at park closing time.

Park Hours - Campgrounds
J.C. Cooper Campground at Satterwhite Point and Nutbush are open for camping year-round and have 24 hours access. All other campground areas are closed and locked at park closing time.

Other Campground gate hours are as follows:
March, April and October: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
May – September: 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Closed Christmas Day

Park Office
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. seven days a week
Closed Christmas Day

2018 Opening and Closing Schedule (PDF)