Lumber River State Park is in the south-central portion of the coastal plans
of North Carolina. It offers 115-miles of free flowing river for paddlers and
fisherman to enjoy.
Experience the Park!
Lumber River State Park
2819 Princess Ann Rd.
Orrum, NC 28369
GPS: 34.90023, -79.002220
The river meanders
through four North
and is divided into
and natural sections.
One of few
in North Carolina
■■ Wood stork
■■ Mississippi kite
■■ Swallow-tailed kite
■■ Redbreast sunfish
■■ The park was established in 1989.
■■ The upper section of the river was
designated as a State Recreational Water
Trail in 1978.
■■ The lower section of the river was
designated as a State Canoe Trail in 1984.
115-miles of river
with 24 boat
■■ River otter
■■ Belted kingfisher
■■ Originally, Lumber River was named
■■ The name Lumber River was derived from the
extensive timber harvesting and transporting
done in the late 1700’s.
Plantlife consists of
mountain laurel, spider
lily, swamp mallow,
Carolina bog mint,
dwarf iris, water elm
■■ It is one of the longest unobstructed rivers in
■■ Eighty-one miles of the Lumber River are
included in the National Wild and Scenic
■■ The park is headquartered in Princess Ann,
the second town chartered in Robeson