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1024 Fort Bragg Road
Southern Pines, NC 28387

910-692-2167
weymouth.woods@ncparks.gov

 

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GPS: 35.14704, -79.371661

 

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

Park Office
8am - 5pm daily
Closed Christmas Day

All park facilities are closed Christmas Day

Status of park facilities   

Trails at the park are open, but the visitor center and all restrooms are CLOSED. Park gates will close at sunset.

All events and programs have been CANCELED until further notice.

 Last updated on: Friday, March 20, 2020

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.

 

This event has been canceled.

Spring is migration time! Learn which birds are just passing through and which ones will stay for the whole summer on this 2-mile hike to look and listen for our feathered friends. Please bring binoculars if you have them.

Date of Event:
Sat, 04/04/2020 - 8:00am
Start Location:
Visitor Center

This event has been canceled.

See what’s blooming along the trails this time of year on this 1.5-mile walk.

Date of Event:
Sun, 04/05/2020 - 3:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

This event has been canceled.

Come see just how different bird nests can be as we learn about how our native birds all have their own unique styles. We'll learn to identify birds from their nests and eggs — just in time for nesting season!

Date of Event:
Sun, 04/12/2020 - 3:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

This event has been canceled.

The oldest known living longleaf pine in the world is turning 472 years old! Join Weymouth Woods and partnering conservation organizations to celebrate its birthday at this fun and educational festival. Learn about the diversity of the longleaf forest and the role that prescribed fire plays in maintaining this special ecosystem.

There will be food vendors, live music, a prescribed burn demonstration (weather permitting), hikes to see the old tree, live animals, face painting, games for all ages, bluebird box building, turpentine demonstrations, natural history displays, a raffle for great prizes, birthday cake, and more!  There's something here for everyone, and admission is FREE!

Check out the event website for more information (including how to volunteer for the event!) at www.partyforthepine.org.

Date of Event:
Sat, 04/18/2020 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Start Location:
BOYD TRACT (Parking at Weymouth Center, 555 E. Connecticut Ave, Southern Pines)

This event has been canceled.

Please join our guest speaker, entomologist Tom Lillie, for a peek at some of the strange and fascinating insects that live in the Sandhills. We’ll start with an intro inside and then go for a short hike to see if we can find some of these interesting specimens!

Date of Event:
Sun, 04/19/2020 - 3:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center