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Frog Hike

Frog Hike

Join a Park Ranger at the Maple Hill Lodge for a brief introduction to frogs and toads, followed by a short hike to a fantastic pond that is host to numerous species of frogs and toads, among other aquatic animals.  This program is rain or shine, as the frogs and toads are more active during rain, so dress accordingly.

Program Length:  1 hour
Limited to 10 participants.
Reservations required. Please call the Visitor Center at #919-571-4170 to make reservations.

  • Eastern Cricket Frog enjoys sitting in a pool of water.
Date of Event: 
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 8:30pm
Start Location: 
Maple Hill Lodge

William B. Umstead State Park

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

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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

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