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Rescheduled Umstead Ruins Hike

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Upcoming Events:

Sunday, November 24, 2019 - 10:00am
Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 8:30am
Saturday, December 21, 2019 - 11:00am

Rescheduled Umstead Ruins Hike

Come join Ranger Billy as we discover the ruins, stories and history behind the community of people that were here before we had a park here.  This is an advanced/strenous hike of approximately 10 miles at a leisurely pace.  It will take about 5 hours and there will be some off trail components on uneven terrain.   Bring water, snacks, and lunch if desired. 

Call the park office at 919-571-4170 to register for the program.  Space is limited.

Date of Event: 
Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 8:30am

Start Location: 
Reedy Creek Parking Lot

Hike Length and Difficulty: 
Difficult hike of about 10 miles.

8801 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27617

919-571-4170
william.umstead@ncparks.gov

 

Map of North Carolina

GPS: 35.8905, -78.7502

 

8801 Glenwood Ave. entrance
 

  • November to February:
    7:00am to 6:00pm
     
  • March to April:
    7:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • May to August:
    7:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • September to October:
    7:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     
The gate at Crabtree Creek opens at 7 a.m. daily as part of a pilot program to allow early access to the trails system.
 

2100 N. Harrison Ave. entrance
 

  • November to February:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
     
  • March to April:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • May to August:
    8:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • September to October:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     
VISITOR CENTER:
  • 9:00am to 5:00pm daily
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     
EXHIBIT HALL inside visitor center:
  • 9:00am to 4:30pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

Tent and trailer family campground open
April 1 to October 31
 

  • April:
    7:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • May to August:
    7:00am to 10:00pm
     
  • September to October:
    7:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     
Campers: Please note that once the campground gates close, they are locked until the park reopens the following day. There will be no entry or exit permitted, except for law enforcement or medical emergencies.