Canoeing: One of the best way to experience the unique characteristics of the Lumber River is by canoe. This includes the swim beaches at: Cliffs of the Neuse, Goose Creek, Hanging Rock, Jones Lake, Lake James,  and Lake Norman state parks; the swim piers at Lake Waccamaw, Pettigrew, and Singletary Lake state parks; and all swim areas at Falls Lake, Jordan Lake, and Kerr Lake state recreation areas. NC Office of State Budget and Management Hotline. There are no equipment rentals and concessions available. All picnic table sites are available on a first-come first-served basis. In the Nature's Relationships brochure you will discover how everything in nature is connected... even us. The boat ramp to lauch watercraft is made with impressive cement blocks for better traction when using a trailer. There are only a couple short trails, so we didn't stay long, but the Lumber River is very scenic and worth a short stop if in the area. The Lumber River flows through the south-central portion of North Carolina. Among the most popular activities are canoeing and boating, fishing, hunting, picnicking, camping, nature study, swimming, biking, jogging, crafts and fossil and artifact hunting. �� ��Lj�Y���zLy=���i. 0000003655 00000 n Anglers must have a state fishing license and obey all regulations of the NC Wildlife Resources Commission. Part Sandhills but mostly Coastal Plain, the basin is a flatwater paddler’s dream and a … 0000001226 00000 n There are no entry fee to visit this state park. The Lumber River State Park TRACK Trail is possible through a partnership between North Carolina State Parks and the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation's Kids in Parks program. The creek becomes a river at SR 1412/1203 along the Scotland-Hoke county line, and its waters flow into South Carolina, eventually joining the Little Pee Dee River. Lumber River State Park contains 11,064 acres of land and 115 miles of state natural and scenic waters, 81 miles of which are also designated national wild and scenic waters. The Lumber River is one of the most highly prized recreation sites in North Carolina; recreation varies from active outdoor recreation, to festivals, to passive activities. 0000003225 00000 n There are no changes to park facility status under the new modified Phase 3 plan, since indoor and outdoor gathering limits did not change. Please check the park pages for more information about camping procedures. Camping and restroom facilities are primitive, but clean. North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, Environmental Assistance and Customer Service, Environmental Education and Public Affairs, Distance Learning - Environmental Education. Sandy beaches provide nice landing spots when kayaking or hiking. The river's headwaters are in Montgomery, Moore, Richmond and Scotland counties where the waterway is known as Drowning Creek. The Lumber River Basin contains three animals on the state Endangered Species List--the yellow lampmussel and Savannah lilliput, both freshwater mussels, and the West Indian manatee, a visitor to coastal estuaries. �U3��c̜d\����rV���=2X��ɛ4\�pcѽ^���cϔ(�'�T��3�TtǞғO*X�ڽ�Ali�Б[U�_��N2M�]��1�Oޙ��j^斮B����J�V�����H��5fǃ7?��޸��c�Ü�k��nrҷJ��u��P �tV����N�:�n9���*���B�|'���Ɇ(��;���Ip����U/S6V�.�y$������(�����-���4�]f��S�_'�/y�?m�#�'BV}|P���x�}Z�v��W6ug.�u_9�Acfц0b���e ��l1� ���� endstream endobj 754 0 obj 1124 endobj 719 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 712 0 R /Resources 720 0 R /Contents [ 729 0 R 731 0 R 733 0 R 740 0 R 745 0 R 747 0 R 749 0 R 752 0 R ] /MediaBox [ 0 0 612 792 ] /CropBox [ 0 0 612 792 ] /Rotate 0 >> endobj 720 0 obj << /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text ] /Font << /F1 726 0 R /F2 723 0 R /F3 722 0 R /F9 735 0 R /F10 742 0 R /F12 737 0 R /F16 725 0 R >> /ExtGState << /GS1 751 0 R >> /ColorSpace << /Cs5 738 0 R >> >> endobj 721 0 obj << /Type /Encoding /Differences [ 1 /G142 ] >> endobj 722 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding /BaseFont /Times-Bold >> endobj 723 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding /BaseFont /Times-Italic >> endobj 724 0 obj << /Filter /FlateDecode /Length 230 /Subtype /Type1C >> stream If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. 0000011903 00000 n Is this a place or activity you would suggest for, Are the prices for this place or activity, Is this a romantic place or activity that you would suggest for, Is this a must-do if you are travelling with a, Is this a place or activity you would go to on a, 2819 Princess Ann Rd, Orrum, NC 28369-9533, The Lumber River State Park is not as majestic as some other parks in the Appalatians, but is a good reflection of southern charm in nature.