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Primitive camping

23 campsites, nine at Princess Ann and fourteen at Chalk Banks. One site at each access area is designated handicapped accessible. A maximum of six people are allowed per site. Each site has a table, fire pit with a grill, lantern holder, and trash can. All fires must be contained in the pit. Permits for camping are required.

Group campsites

Group campsites are available by reservation for verifiable, affiliated groups only. If not reserved, they can be used on a first-come, first-served basis. There is one group site at each of the access areas. The maximum number of people allowed at Princess Ann is 20 and the maximum allowed at Chalk Banks is 35. An overflow area is located at Princess Ann and it will hold up to 200 people. Each site includes picnic tables, a grill, lantern holders, trash cans, and a fire pit with a grill. All fires must be contained in the pit. Checkout time is 3 p.m.

IMPORTANT: Not all campsites have identical amenities. Read the campsite information on the reservations website to preview photos of campsites; check availability and fees; and find out whether a specific site is handicap accessible; has access to water, showers, or restrooms; has electric hookup; and other important information.


Lumber River State Park

2819 Princess Ann Road
OrrumNC 28369
Latitude: 34.390023
Longitude: -79.002220

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Princess Ann Access
December - February: 7am - 7pm
March, April, and October: 7am - 9pm
May - September: 7am - 10pm
November: 7am - 8pm
Closed Christmas Day

Chalk Banks Access
December - February: 8am - 6pm
March, April, and October: 8am - 8pm
May - September: 8am - 9pm
November: 8am - 7pm
Closed Christmas Day
Currently open Thursday - Sunday, weekly

Park Office Hours
8am - noon, 1pm - 5pm, Monday-Friday.
Closed state holidays