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Spring in the longleaf pine forests of Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve
Moccasin Crossing Closed   

Moccasin Crossing is closed for bridge repairs until further notice. Please use Pine Island Trail to cross James Creek.

 Last updated on: Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Current status of park facilities   

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 October 3, we are following modified Phase 3.

 Last updated on: Monday, October 5, 2020


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

List of trails

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


Moccasin Crossing
Location:

Description:

This short trail connects the Gum Swamp Trail to the Holly Road Trail and crosses James Creek with a bridge.


Surface: natural surface

Length:
0.10 miles
one way
Difficulty:
easy hike
Blaze:
blue circle

Pine Barrens Trail
Location: Begins at the Visitor Center

Description:

The trail loops through open stands of longleaf pine.


Surface: natural surface

Length:
1.00 miles
loop
Difficulty:
easy hike
Blaze:
blue triangle

Pine Island Trail
Location: Accessed at the easternmost point of the Holly Road Trail or from the north end of Lighter Stump Trail

Description:

This loop trail includes a 300-foot boardwalk over swampland.


Surface: natural surface, boardwalk/bridge

Length:
0.50 miles
loop
Difficulty:
easy hike
Blaze:
blue circle