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Avent's Creek Access, Bridle Trails, and Bicycle Trail are CLOSED    

Avent's Creek Access, Bridle Trails, and Bicycle Trail are CLOSED TO ALL USERS due to extremely wet and unsafe conditions. Please check with the Park before accessing these areas. Do NOT park outside of gates and walk in. 

 Posted on: Sunday, December 9, 2018
Trail and campsite closures   

The park is open, but there are a few trail closures due to hurricane damage. Canoe Camp and Group Camp are closed. The East Loop Bridle Trail is closed due to trail construction. Please check at the visitor center for routes. Please do not cross barricades or danger tape. 

 Posted on: Wednesday, November 28, 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.

 

Backpack camping

All supplies, including water, must be packed to the sites. No site is accessible by vehicle. Before camping, please check in and register your vehicle at the park office.

Each camp has a vault toilet, and all sites include a fire ring with grill.

Family Wilderness Camp

There are five campsites just off of the Campbell Creek Loop Trail, approximately 2.5 miles from the parking lot and 0.5 mile from the river.

The maximum number of campers for each site is six.

Canoe Camp

There are six campsites along the Cape Fear River Canoe Trail and can accommodate up to six campers.

The campground is located beside the river off of the Little Creek Loop Trail, in a low-lying area. The camping area is 1.7 miles from the park office.

 

Group camping

Five campsites are available. Little Creek Loop Trail leads to the Group Camp, 2.2 miles from the parking area.

Located along the Cape Fear River, each site can accommodate up to 26 people.

There are fire rings with a grill at each site, and a vault toilet is nearby.

All supplies, including water, must be packed to the sites. No site is accessible by vehicle. Before camping, please check in and register your vehicle at the park office.

 

Paddle-in camping

Both the Canoe Camp and Group Camp can accommodate paddle-in camping for canoers and kayakers.

Please make a reservation prior to starting any paddling trip to assure that there is camping available.

 

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. Please notify camp hosts for emergencies only.

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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