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The view from the overlook at Raven Rock State Park
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Bridle Trails and Bike Trail Closed   

The West Loop Bridle Trail and Mountain Laurel Bike Trail are closed to all users due to wet conditions.  The East Loop Bridle Trail remains closed due to construction.

 Last updated on: Sunday, January 20, 2019

February 9th, 2019   

There will be a private charity event held at the park on February 9, all day. The trails and day use areas will be much busier than normal. Please take this into consideration when planning your visit.

 Last updated on: Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Trail and campsite closures   

After much work following Hurricane Florence, most of Raven Rock's trails are back open! The Canoe Camps and Group Camps will remain closed for the foreseeable future. The East Bridle Loop, at Avent's Creek Access Area is currently closed to all visitors due to construction on the trail. 

 Last updated on: Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Raven Rock State Park

The Cape Fear River is the frequent hiking destination for visitors entering Raven Rock State Park, whether it’s Lanier Falls, the Fish Traps rapids or the massive Raven Rock, an ageless landmark for river travelers. Along the way, hikers will experience steep terrain, mountain laurel and rhododendron thickets and tumbling creeks. The park offers primitive backcountry camping areas for families, groups and paddlers; all supplies must be carried in, but the solitude is worth the effort. A separate equestrian area on the river’s north bank offers extensive trails and a large parking area. Frequent interpretive programs complement museum-quality exhibits in the visitor center exploring the Cape Fear region’s cultural and natural history.

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Contact:

Raven Rock State Park

3009 Raven Rock Road
LillingtonNC 27546
Phone910-893-4888
raven.rock@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 35.459700
Longitude: -78.912700

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January, February: 7am - 7pm
March, April, May: 7am - 9pm
June, July, August: 7am - 10pm
September, October: 7am - 9pm
November, December: 7am - 7pm

Closed Christmas Day

Park Visitor Center
8am - 5pm daily
Closed Christmas Day