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Paddle one of the country's Wild and Scenic rivers at Lumber River State Park
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Each of North Carolina’s state parks has special events during the year and news about facilities, trails, staff and park supporters. And, visitors are frequently finding new ways to explore a park’s unique cultural and natural resources. Check these pages to keep abreast of the news at your favorite parks.

Ask a Ranger: Archaeology Dig at Lumber River

Ranger Jess learns the difference between archaeology and paleontology with Assistant State Archaeologist Mary Beth Fitts and helps with an archaeology survey area down at Lumber River State Park.

 


2819 Princess Ann Road
Orrum, NC 28369

910-628-4564
lumber.river@ncparks.gov

 

Map of North Carolina

GPS: 34.390023, -79.00222

 

Chalk Banks access:
26040 Raeford Road
Wagram, NC 28369
GPS: 34.898889, -79.354889

 

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