Trails and restrooms at the park are open.
The visitor center is open, but exhibits and the classroom remain closed. A properly worn mask or face covering, covering both the nose and the mouth, is required to enter the visitor center.
Please note that this alert is updated only when something changes. Generally, state parks are following the phased reopening statewide. As of September 11, we are following the new guidelines under phase 2.5.Last updated on: Friday, September 11, 2020
1024 Fort Bragg Road
Southern Pines, NC 28387
GPS: 35.14704, -79.371661
November - February: 8am - 6pm
March - October: 8am - 8pm
8am - 5pm daily
Closed Christmas Day
All park facilities are closed Christmas Day
List of trails
Observe plant and animal life along more than four miles of well-marked, easy-to-hike trails.
This looping nature trail skirts the edge of an upland bog filled with ferns, pitcher plants and shrubs.
This trail loops through the northern half of the preserve.
The trail passes through a stand of hardwoods and travels along the edge of a swamp where James Creek flows.
The trail loops through the northern half of the preserve.
This trail is bordered on one side by open stands of longleaf pine and a mix of hardwoods and lower wet areas on the other.