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Triangle Volksmarch

Triangle Volksmarch

Celebrate art, science, hiking and more.  The Triangle Volksmarch is a self-paced walking challenge for all ages.  Pick up a free map and passport at any of the event sites.  Then visit stamp stations along 6.2 miles(10 K) of the Capital Area Greenway anytime between 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. and earn the Volksmarch patch. for more information.

Special Events Along the Trail.
10 a.m. to noon: Decorate a walking stick at the N.C. Museum of Art.  Free hiking sticks while supplies last.
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Citizen Science at Prairie Ridge Ecostation. Help biologists do real science.
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: NCSU Outdoors at Schenck Forest. See live demonstrations and meet Smokey Bear.
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.:  Celebrate Nature's Holiday Traditions and S'mores.   Umstead State Park, Reedy Creek Entrance, Shelter #2.
4 p.m. to 7 p.m.: You can pick up your earned patch at Great Outdoor Provision Co. in Cameron Village.

Date of Event: 

Saturday, November 18 - 9:30am to 5:00pm



Date of Event: 
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Start Location: 
N.C. Museum of Art or Reedy Creek Shelter #2 in the Park

William B. Umstead State Park

8801 Glenwood Avenue
RaleighNC 27617
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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