Trails and restrooms at the park are open. The visitor center, classroom, and exhibits remain closed.
When visiting, please follow social distancing guidelines, regardless of the behavior of others. Please try to stay 6 feet away from other visitors and park staff or wear a mask or face covering. Try to touch as few surfaces as possible and do not enter areas that have been closed off. Wash or sanitize your hands before, during, and after your visit, and stay home if you are sick.Last updated on: Friday, May 22, 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.