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Pine Barrens Trail

Spring in the longleaf pine forests of Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve
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Trails and restrooms at the park are open. The visitor center, classroom, and exhibits remain closed. 

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Please note that this alert is updated only when something changes. Generally, state parks are following the phased reopening statewide. Phase 2 has been extended until at least September 11, 2020.

 Last updated on: Thursday, August 6, 2020

Pine Barrens Trail

The trail loops through open stands of longleaf pine.

Trail Location: 
Begins at the Visitor Center
Trail Point of Interest: 
Within sight of the Visitor Center is an observation deck. This is a great place to look and listen for birds that are specifically found in the longleaf pine ecosystem such as brown-headed nuthatches and red-cockaded woodpeckers.
Trail Length: 
1.00 miles
Trail Type: 
loop
Trail Difficulty: 
easy hike
Trail Use: 
Hiking
TRACK Trail
Trail Surface: 
natural surface
Trail Blaze: 
blue triangle

1024 Fort Bragg Road
Southern Pines, NC 28387

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

 

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GPS: 35.14704, -79.371661

 

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