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Current status of park facilities   

All campgrounds at Merchants Millpond have reopened. You can reserve a campsite online or by calling 1-877-722-6762. Expect longer than normal wait times for phone calls.

Hourly canoe rentals remain CLOSED. Canoe rentals are available for canoe-in campers only for 24-hour rentals. 

The Classroom and Outdoor Classroom are not available for rentals at this time due to other operational needs for those facilities.

 Last updated on: Monday, January 17, 2022


Map of North Carolina – Merchants Millpond State Park


Contact the park
 

252-357-1191

merchants.millpond@ncparks.gov
 

Address
 

Visitor center

176 Millpond Road
Gatesville, NC 27938

GPS: 36.4371, -76.7016
 

Hours
 

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  • November to February:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
     
  • March to May:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • June to August:
    8:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • September to October:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • November to February:

Open daily:​
8:00am to 5:00pm
 

  • March to October:

Open daily:​
8:00am to 6:30pm
 

  • Closed Christmas Day
     

 

 

 

Facilities for rent

Check the reservations website for availability and prices. 

In addition to campsites, you can reserve the following facilities at this park:

Picnic Shelter

Unreserved picnic shelters are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. However, the shelters are very popular, so reservations are strongly suggested.

The picnic shelter at Millpond Road accommodates up to 48 people. A drink/snack machine, water fountains, and restrooms are nearby. The shelter is handicap accessible.

Classroom

The classroom, located in the visitor center, accommodates up to 30 people. A drink/snack machine, water fountains, and restrooms are nearby. The classroom is handicap accessible. Reservations are required; please contact the park.

Outdoor Classroom

The outdoor classroom near the visitor center accommodates up to 30 people. A drink/snack machine, water fountains, and restrooms are nearby. The classroom is handicap accessible. Reservations are required; please contact the park.

Auditorium

The auditorium, located in the visitor center, accommodates up to 70 people. A drink/snack machine, water fountains, and restrooms are nearby. The classroom is handicap accessible. Reservations are required; please contact the park.