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Park closures   

Due to flooding, campsites 7 and 8 at Princess Ann access is closed until further notice. Once the water recedes, park staff will work on clearing any hazards and this alert will be removed when they reopen. Please make contact with park staff with any questions.

 Last updated on: Thursday, November 22, 2018

Camping

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT AMENITIES:

Not all campsites have identical amenities. Read the campsite information on the reservations website to see photos of campsites; check availability and fees; find out whether a specific site is wheelchair accessible, has access to water, bathouses or pit toilets, or has electric hookup; and learn other important information.

 

Tent camping

23 primitive campsites, nine at Princess Ann and fourteen at Chalk Banks. One site at each access area is wheelchair accessible.

A maximum of six people is 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 camping

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.

 

NOTE – Gate access for campers:

Park gates are closed and locked at posted closing times for your protection. There will be no exiting or entering the gates after the closing time. All visitors who are not spending the night need to be out by closing time. If you leave the park and do not return before closing time, you will not be able to re-enter. Check with the park office during office hours for the after-hours emergency phone number.

Contact:

Lumber River State Park

2819 Princess Ann Road
OrrumNC 28369
Phone910-628-4564
lumber.river@ncparks.gov
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