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.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

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.

Chalk Banks Access Address: 26040 Raeford Road, Wagram, NC, 28369
Princess Ann Access Address: 2819 Princess Ann Road, Orrum, NC, 28369

For some other underrated state parks in the Tar Heel State, keep reading here!