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Events and Programs

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.

 

Join us for an easy 1.5-mile hike. This hike is geared toward giving new comers to hiking and parks a friendly introduction to hiking and exploring our
North Carolina State Parks!

Date of Event:
Sun, 03/24/2019 - 3:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Join a ranger for a 2-mile hike through recently burned areas of the Weymouth tract and learn about the effects of prescribed fire in the forest.

Date of Event:
Sun, 03/31/2019 - 3:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Join our Wildlings series (geared for 6-10 year olds) this month as we explore activities on the Weymouth Woods TRACK Trail! Learn about these special Kids in Parks trails found throughout the country, and how your child can earn prizes for each TRACK Trail tracked!

Date of Event:
Sat, 04/06/2019 - 10:00am
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Learn how to become a Jr. Ranger with NC Parks!  We will complete some activities in the Jr. Ranger workbook, and learn about service projects. (Best suited for kids age 6-12).

Date of Event:
Sun, 04/07/2019 - 3:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

*At Boyd Tract: *Parking at 555 E. Connecticut Ave.*
Help us celebrate the 471st Birthday of the Oldest Known Living Longleaf Pine!   Food trucks, music, live animals, face painting, turpentine demonstrations, bluebird box building, and hikes to the old tree are just the beginning of the fun you can have! You will also learn about the importance of prescribed fire in the longleaf pine ecosystem, and if the weather cooperates, see a live prescribed burn demonstration!

Date of Event:
Sat, 04/13/2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Start Location:
*555 E. CONNECTICUT AVE. (BOYD TRACT)
Contact:

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve

1024 Ft. Bragg Road
Southern PinesNC 28387
Phone910-692-2167
weymouth.woods@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 35.147040
Longitude: -79.371661

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November - February: 8am - 6pm
March - October: 8am - 8pm

Park Office
8am - 5pm daily
Closed Christmas Day

All park facilities are closed Christmas Day