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Trail and campsite closures   

The park is open, but there are many trail closures due to hurricane damage. This includes the stairs leading down to the Raven Rock Cliff. Campsites are closed too. 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: Friday, October 12, 2018
Events and Programs

Raven Rock State Park offers a variety of learning opportunities for all ages. Typically led by park rangers, these interpretive programs allow the public to gain perspective into what makes North Carolina state parks naturally wonderful. ​

Most of the events are free, though some require pre-registration. All give park visitors deeper insight into the natural world. Call the park office for more information.


Join the Friends of Raven Rock State Park (FRARO) for a full moon hike to the Overlook! Afterwards, there will be s'mores and stories at the firepit behind the Visitor Center! Bring your flashlight, water, and a sense of adventure! This event is open to families and friendly, leashed dogs.

Date of Event:
Tue, 10/23/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor's Center

Bring your little one on an adventure to learn about leaves! We will be exploring the Longleaf Loop Trail (0.2 miles), behind the Visitor Center, to collect different kinds of leaves and make observations using our senses! Afterwards, we will use our leaves for a special art project. This program is designed for ages 5-9 and is open to the public.

Date of Event:
Sat, 10/27/2018 - 10:00am
Start Location:
Visitor's Center

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