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BRIDLE PATH PERPENDICULAR TO CONN. AVE   

Heavy equipment and trail repair crews will be in operation on the bridle path perpendicular to Connecticut Avenue through March 1, 2018.

 Posted on: Monday, February 19, 2018 - 10:44am
Trails

Observe plant and animal life along more than four miles of well-marked, easy-to-hike trails.
 

Bower's Bog Trail
Location: Trail starts at the Visitor Center
Description: This looping nature trail skirts the edge of an upland bog filled with ferns, pitcher plants and shrubs.
Point of Interest:
Length:
0.30 miles
Round Trip
Difficulty:
Easy
Blaze:
red circle
Surface: Natural surface
Equestrian Trail
Location: Accessed from the corner of Bethesda Rd and Connecticut Ave or various intersections with the Holly Road Trail and the Pine Island Trail; there is no horse trailer parking available.
Description: This trail loops through the northern half of the preserve.
Point of Interest:
Length:
2.60 miles
One-way
Difficulty:
Easy
Blaze:
white square
Surface: Natural surface
Gum Swamp Trail
Location: Branches off Pine Barrens Trail
Description: The trail passes through a stand of hardwoods and travels along the edge of a swamp where James Creek flows.
Point of Interest:
Length:
0.50 miles
Round Trip
Difficulty:
Easy
Blaze:
orange circle
Surface: Natural surface
Holly Road Trail
Location: connects with Gum Swamp Trail and Pine Island Trail
Description: The trail loops through the northern half of the preserve.
Point of Interest:
Length:
1.80 miles
Round Trip
Difficulty:
Easy
Blaze:
red triangle
Surface: Natural surface
Lighter Stump Trail
Location: Connects Bower's Bog Trail with Pine Island Trail
Description: 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.
Point of Interest:
Length:
0.50 miles
One-way
Difficulty:
Easy
Blaze:
orange triangle
Surface: Natural surface
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

Park Hours:

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

Park Office
8am - 5pm daily
Closed Christmas Day

All park facilities are closed Christmas Day