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Upcoming Events:

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 9:00am
Monday, August 27, 2018 - 10:00am
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 7:30am
Help Wanted: Seasonal Park Attendant   

William B. Umstead State Park is looking for a reliable individual to help with weekend and holiday duties in the park Visitor Center as well as with general park maintenance duties during the week.

  • $8.00/hour
  • 16-40 Hours per week
  • Term position. Not to exceed 6 months.
  • Typical Visitor Center duties include assisting park visitors with questions and directions, making and receiving campsite reservations, renting canoes, selling merchandise, answering phones, and more.
  • Weekend office help is our focus but a candidate who can perform general park maintenance duties such as cleaning park facilities, landscaping, light construction, and trail work for 3 days during the week in addition to weekend office duties is preferred.

If interested, please send your PD-107 NC Standard Application to william.umstead@ncparks.gov or mail to:
Seasonal Hiring Manager
William B. Umstead State Park
8801 Glenwood Ave
Raleigh, NC 27617

 Posted on: Friday, July 27, 2018
Reservable Facilities

Check the reservations website for availability and prices.

In addition to campsites, you can reserve the following facilities at this park:

Picnic Shelters

Unreserved picnic shelters are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. However, the shelters are very popular, so reservations are strongly suggested.

There are two picnic shelters at the Reedy Creek area.  Shelter 1 accommodates up to 125 people and is not accessible. Shelter 2 accommodates up to 60 people and is accessible. There are two picnic shelters at the Crabtree Creek area.  Shelter 1 accommodates up to 100 people and is accessible. Shelter 2 accommodates up to 20 people and is not accessible.Drinking water and restrooms are nearby.  All four have a fireplace. The shelters are available year-round.

Auditorium

The auditorium is located in the visitor center and accommodates up to 60 people. Drinking water and restrooms are nearby. The building is accessible. Reservations are required; please contact the park. The auditorium is only available for reservation Monday-Friday.

Classroom

The classroom is located in the visitor center and accommodates up to 25 people. Drinking water and restrooms are nearby. The building is accessible. Reservations are required; please contact the park. The classroom is only available for reservation Monday-Friday.

Contact:

William B. Umstead State Park

8801 Glenwood Avenue
RaleighNC 27617
Phone919-571-4170
Our Email william.umstead@ncparks.gov
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