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Can You Dig It?

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Upcoming Events:

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 9:30am
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 2:00pm
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 9:30am

Can You Dig It?

Join a park ranger for an afternoon of trail work.  Meet at the Visitor Center.  Wear appropriate clothing for the weather and manual labor. Please bring gloves, water, snacks, and sturdy shoes. There will be a 30 minute round trip hike to and from the work site.  This is a great opportunity to get your volunteer hours in, help the community and beautify your local park.  Please call the Visitor Center to sign up.  919-571-4170

Date of Event: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 2:00pm
Start Location: 
Meet at Visitor's Center (8801 Glenwood Avenue)

William B. Umstead State Park

8801 Glenwood Avenue
RaleighNC 27617
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Latitude: 35.890500
Longitude: -78.750200

Park Hours:

The gate at the Crabtree Creek entrance will open at 7am daily as part of a pilot program to allow early access to the trails system. From March 15th through December 1st, the family campground gate will remain open an additional hour after the park closes so those campers have access in and out the park during that time. 

Crabtree Creek Entrance:
November-February: 7am - 6pm
March, April, September, October: 7am - 8pm
May - August: 7am - 9pm
Closed Christmas Day

Reedy Creek Entrance:
November - February: 8:00am - 6pm
March, April, September, October: 8:00am - 8pm
May - August: 8:00am - 9pm
Closed Christmas Day

William B. Umstead main park gates are closed and locked promptly at posted closing time. No entry or exit is permitted after this time except for law enforcement or medical emergencies.

Park Office/Visitor Center
8am - 5pm
Closed Christmas Day

Exhibit Hall
Located in the Visitor Center
January - December, 9am - 4:30pm
Closed Christmas Day

Boathouse (canoe and row boat rental)
Weekends, beginning the first weekend in May through September. 
Saturday & Sunday: 8:30am - 4:30pm (last boat goes out at 3:30pm).

Tent and Trailer Family Campground
Season of Operation: March 15th - December 1st