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The Bridle Trails and Avent's Creek Access...   

The Bridle trails, as well as the Avent's Creek access is closed to all users due to very wet conditions.

 Last updated on: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Closure of Mountain Laurel Loop Bicycle Trails   

The Mountain Laurel Loop Bicycle Trail will be closed starting February 18. This closure is due to campground construction.  All bike trails will likely be opened towards the end of the year. This area is an unsafe construction area. Entering these trails, service roads or parking lots will be illegal tresspassing. We are sorry for the inconvenience. The following places allow biking in our area: New bike trails at Carvers Creek State Park will open soon; There are bike trails at William B. Umstead State Park and Falls Lake Recreation Area; Harris Lake County Park, Uhwarrie National Forest (Badin Lake Recreation Area and Woodrun Trails) and Crabtree County Park all allow mountain biking.

 Last updated on: Tuesday, February 19, 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

Education

Rangers hold regularly scheduled educational and interpretive programs about Raven Rock State Park. Check our Events calendar.

To arrange a special exploration of Raven Rock State Park for your group or class, contact the park office.

Educational materials about Raven Rock State Park have been developed for grades 5-8 and are correlated to North Carolina's competency-based curriculum in science, social studies, mathematics and English/language arts. The Raven Rock program introduces students to the geologic processes along the fall zone. Accompanying the program is a teacher's booklet and workshop, free of charge to educators. 

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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