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Spring in the longleaf pine forests of Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve
Discovery Room Closed   

Due to the spike in Omicron COVID cases, the Weymouth Woods Discovery Room will be temporarily closed until further notice.

 Last updated on: Monday, January 24, 2022

Moccasin Crossing Closed   

Moccasin Crossing is closed for bridge repairs until further notice. Please use Pine Island Trail to cross James Creek.

 Last updated on: Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Map of North Carolina – Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve

Contact the park



Weymouth Woods
and visitor center

1024 Fort Bragg Road
Southern Pines, NC 28387

GPS: 35.1470, -79.3716


Boyd Tract
and Paint Hill Tract

Please contact park staff to visit these two accesses.



  • November to February:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
  • March to October:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
  • Closed Christmas Day


  • Open daily:
    8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Closed Christmas Day





Scheduled events

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve 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.


*Meet in the Weymouth Center Parking lot (555 E Connecticut)*

Join a ranger on a 1 mile hike on the Boyd Tract to visit a recent burn site and learn about the role of fire in the longleaf ecosystem. 

Date of Event:
Sun, 01/30/2022 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
555 E. Connecticut Ave

Join local geologist Bob Ganis for a short hike to uncover the geologic story of the sandhills. From topography to plant ecology, this program will help explain why the park is so unique. Please dress for the weather, as this will be all outside.

Date of Event:
Sun, 02/20/2022 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center