You’ll Want To Spend More Time In This Underrated North Carolina State Park
Along 115 miles of North Carolina’s only black river designated as a National Wild and Scenic River, a large state park affords access to this natural wonder for a variety of outdoor adventures. If you haven’t discovered Lumber River State Park, then perhaps it’s time to check it out.
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North Carolina’s state parks are great places to get out and experience some of the best natural features of the Tar Heel State. Have you explored this amazing state park in North Carolina and the Lumber River? We’d love to know… join the discussion in our comments!
To see a complete list of the 24 Lumber River access points – including the approximate float times from one to another – refer to this link on the official website for North Carolina State Parks.
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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