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The view from the overlook at Raven Rock State Park

IMPORTANT: Not all campsites have identical amenities. Read the campsite information on the reservations website to preview photos of campsites; check availability and fees; and find out whether a specific site is handicap accessible; has access to water, showers, or restrooms; has electric hookup; and other important information. Reservations are recommended for all campsites.

Backpack Camping

Facilities available to families and groups offer an opportunity to enjoy the wilderness without distraction. All supplies, including water, must be packed to the sites. Before camping, please check in and register your vehicle at the park office.

Group camping

Little Creek Loop Trail leads to the Group Camp, 2.2 miles from the parking area. Located along the Cape Fear River, the area offers fire rings and vault toilets and accommodates up to 26 people per campsite. Five campsites are available.

Canoe camping

Six campsites along the Cape Fear River Canoe Trail offer accommodations for canoeists. Located beside the river in a low-lying area, these sites include fire rings and a vault toilet. The canoe camping area is 1.7 miles from the park office and is not accessible by car. Canoeists should reserve sites by calling the park office before embarking on a trip. Maximum number of campers for canoe camp is six (6).

Family Wilderness Camping

Five campsites just off of the Campbell Creek Loop Trail, approximately 2.5 miles from the parking lot and ½ mile from the river. These sites include fire rings and a vault toilet. The maximum number of campers for this area is six (6).



Raven Rock State Park

3009 Raven Rock Road
LillingtonNC 27546
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