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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.

 Posted on: Thursday, November 22, 2018
Trails

Short trails give a different view of the pristine Lumber River, its adjacent wetlands, mixed pine and hardwood forests and the wildlife that make use of these habitats. Enjoy a boardwalk and a handy fishing pier.

 

Chalk Banks Trail
Location: Chalk Banks access. Starts near the picnic area.
Description:

The trail meanders along the river's edge, by a wetlands habitat, and a mixed pine and hardwoods forest.

Point of Interest:
Length:
3.00 miles
Round Trip
Difficulty:
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Lumber River Track Trail
Location:
Description:

The Lumber River State Park TRACK Trail is an easy 0.5 mile loop along Griffin's Bluff. The Trail features interpretive panels and an observation deck overlooking Griffin's Whirl, a unique reverse flow area in the river.

Point of Interest:
Length:
0.50 miles
Round Trip
Difficulty:
Easy
Blaze:
Princess Ann Trail
Location: Princess Ann access. Starts near the picnic shelter
Description:

Enjoy a peaceful walk along the highest bank of the Lumber River. The trail features a 100-foot boardwalk across a wet area.

Point of Interest: A fishing pier and turn-of-the-century millpond are adjacent to the trail.
Length:
1.50 miles
One-way
Difficulty:
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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