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Lumber River

State Park - North Carolina

Lumber River State Park in North Carolina's Coastal Plain covers a 115-mile (185-km) long stretch of the Lumber River. The park is located in Scotland, Hoke, Robeson and Columbus counties, North Carolina. The recreational facilities are at the Princess Ann Landing in southeastern Robeson County near the towns of Orrum and Fair Bluff. The river ends in South Carolina, where it joins the Little Pee Dee River about 8 miles (13 km) south of the state line.

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Visitor Map of Lumber River State Park (SP) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.Lumber River - Visitor Map

Visitor Map of Lumber River State Park (SP) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.

Visitor Map of Lake Waccamaw State Park (SP) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.Lake Waccamaw - Visitor Map

Visitor Map of Lake Waccamaw State Park (SP) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.

Recreation Map of Uwharrie National Forest (NF) in North Carolina. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).Uwharrie - Recreation Map

Recreation Map of Uwharrie National Forest (NF) in North Carolina. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

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Fact Sheet for Lumber River State Park (SP) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.Lumber River - Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet for Lumber River State Park (SP) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.

Map of Princess Ann Access at Lumber River State Park (SP) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.Lumber River - Princess Ann Access Map

Map of Princess Ann Access at Lumber River State Park (SP) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.

Map of Chalk Banks Access at Lumber River State Park (SP) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.Lumber River - Chalk Banks Access Map

Map of Chalk Banks Access at Lumber River State Park (SP) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.

Lumber River SP https://www.ncparks.gov/lumber-river-state-park https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lumber_River_State_Park Lumber River State Park in North Carolina's Coastal Plain covers a 115-mile (185-km) long stretch of the Lumber River. The park is located in Scotland, Hoke, Robeson and Columbus counties, North Carolina. The recreational facilities are at the Princess Ann Landing in southeastern Robeson County near the towns of Orrum and Fair Bluff. The river ends in South Carolina, where it joins the Little Pee Dee River about 8 miles (13 km) south of the state line.
Activities 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 910-628-4564 lumber.river@ncparks.gov GPS: 34.90023, -79.002220 The river meanders through four North Carolina counties and is divided into recreational, scenic and natural sections. One of few blackwater rivers in North Carolina Moore County Hoke County Scotland County Robeson County Columbus County ■■ Wood stork ■■ Mississippi kite Fun Facts ■■ 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. ■■ Prothonotary 115-miles of river with 24 boat launches ■■ Rafinesque big-eared bat ■■ River otter ■■ Belted kingfisher ■■ Originally, Lumber River was named Drowning Creek. ■■ 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 North Carolina. ■■ Eighty-one miles of the Lumber River are included in the National Wild and Scenic River system. ■■ The park is headquartered in Princess Ann, the second town chartered in Robeson County. warbler ncparks.gov MNQP
Lumber River State Park PRINCESS ANN ACCESS 2819 Princess Ann Road, Orrum, NC 28369 GPS: 34.3900, -79.002 lumber.river@ncparks.gov 910-628-4564 Princess Ann Overflow Group Camping SR Griffin’s Whirl 22 46 Boat Ramp Group Camping Hiking Trails Lumber River Park Boundary Parking Area Park Gate 247 SR 2 Picnic Shelter 2 9 Park Office 6 5 4 1 3 Point of Interest 1 Primitive Campsite Restrooms 7 8 Roads Water Spigot 08/18
Lumber River State Park CHALK BANKS ACCESS 26040 Raeford Road , Wagram, NC 28396 GPS: 34.8989, -79.3549 lumber.river@ncparks.gov 910-628-4564 Boat Ramp 6 7 Canoe Access 5 8 9 Group Camping 4 10 Hiking Trails 3 11 12 13 Lumber River Paddle-in Camping 2 Park Boundary 1 Parking Area 14 Picnic Area 1 Primitive Campsite Restrooms Roads Water Spigot 07/18
Pettigrew State Park South Mountains State Park – 2018 Park of the Year Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation manages more than 234,000 acres of iconic landscape across our state in our parks, recreation areas and natural areas with a mission dedicated to conservation, recreation and education. The state parks system welcomed more than 19 million visitors in 2017. Discover More with a Ranger Across North Carolina, state park rangers are proud of our parks and eager to welcome you and your family. Come to our parks to marvel at our state’s most beautiful natural resources, enjoy your favorite outdoor activities and learn about the rich science, culture and history that make our parks great. Fun facts about North Carolina State Parks ■■ There are 41 places to visit, including 34 parks, four recreation areas and three staffed state natural areas. ■■ The Division manages four state rivers, seven state lakes and six state trails. ■■ There are about 581 miles of trail to explore in our parks. ■■ The first state park created was Mount Mitchell State Park on March 3, 1915. Fort Macon State Park was the second. ■■ The Division celebrated 100 years of being Naturally Wonderful in 2016. ■■ Parks that welcome over 1 million visitors annually include: Jockey’s Ridge, Fort Macon and William B. Umstead state parks and Falls Lake, Jordan Lake and Kerr Lake state recreation areas. ■■ The Division employs over 1,000 people across the state. ■■ Some www.ncparks.gov M N P Q Roy Cooper Governor unique activities you can do in our parks include: wind surfing and hang gliding at Jockey’s Ridge State Park, cross country skiing and snow shoeing at Elk Knob State Park, driving on the four-wheel-drive beach at Fort Fisher State Recreation Area and rock climbing at Chimney Rock, Crowders Mountain, Hanging Rock, Pilot Mountain and Stone Mountain state parks. Susi H. Hamilton Secretary 75,000 copies of this public document were printed at a cost of $10,707.92 or $0.14 each. 03/18 Did you know that many plants atop Mount Mitchell are rare in North Carolina but common in Quebec? That the giant sand dunes at Jockey’s Ridge are constantly moving? Do you know how to safely hold a crayfish? From fishing lessons to astronomy programs and tree identification hikes to guided paddles, parks offer programs for all ages. Visit our website for a list of upcoming programs at each park. Junior Rangers The Junior Ranger program offers educational and skill-based activities to encourage children to explore the outdoors. Children can complete activity guides, geared for ages 6-12, and attend ranger programs to earn a junior ranger patch unique to each park. Ask about the program at a park office or download the guide at: www.ncparks.gov/junior-rangers. Environmental Education Learning Experiences Parks have their own curriculum guides that are correlated to the North Carolina Standard Course of Study. Competency goals in science, social studies, mathematics and English/language arts are available. Each program includes pre-visit, on-site and post-visit student activities that have measurable objectives, background information, vocabulary, references and step-bystep activity instructions. Passport Program How many state parks can you visit? Use your passport as a guide and collect stamps, earn prizes and make “Naturally Wonderful” memories! Pick up your passport at a state park near you. North Carolina State Parks 100-Mile Challenge Can you hike, bike or paddle 100 miles in a year? Join the N.C. State Parks’ 100-Mile Challenge and log your miles online to earn digital badges and redeem prizes as you reach various milestones! This is a great way to get outside, get moving and keep track of your activity. Visit www.nc100miles.org to sign up. ■■ Several parks have educational trails, called TRACK trails, that include activities for children to complete along the way. William B. Umstead State Park Jockey’s Ridge State Park Friends Of State Parks Join the Friends of State Parks to help support, promote and advocate for the parks system as a whole, or join the friends group of your favorite park. The group helps provide funding for Junior Ranger and Youth in Parks – Environmental Education programs, as well as grants for state parks projects. You can also make a donation to help keep our parks around for future generations. Learn more at www.ncfsp.org or www.ncparks.gov/support-your-parks. Merchandise Want to show your N.C. State Parks pride? Visit the online webstore and purchase products such as coffee mugs, prints, t-shirts, pins, patches and Christmas ornaments. This exclusive merchandise makes a great gift for special state parks fans, including yourself. www.ncparkstore.com N.C. State Parks License Plate Show your support for state parks every time you drive your vehicle! Purchase an N.C. State Parks license plate through the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicl

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