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A Walk in the Park

A Walk in the Park

Join a Ranger on a(n) (approximately) 3.5 mile loop hike through the park. We'll hit some of the most picturesque parts of the park including the log art on Graylyn Trail, some historic homesites, and the beautiful spillway of Sycamore Lake. The hike will be of moderate difficulty and will include some moderate to difficult elevation changes. Reservations required. Please contact the Visitor Center at 919-571-4170. Limit 10 people.

Date of Event: 
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Start Location: 
Multi-Use Trail Parking Lot (Located off Highway 70/Glenwood Ave, Raleigh)

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

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