Lumber River is one of America’s few remaining wild and scenic rivers which makes it a must-see destination. Why not spend a few days here and camp at one of two designated primitive camping areas within Lumber River State Park? From there you can plan a small boat or canoe trip, and really get up close and personal with this marvelous waterway. Bring your rod and catch some dinner from the water and then settle in for a sleep under the stars. Don’t let life lumber past you, get out there and make some memories in the wild.
Campsite area
Bring your own Tents, Cabin
26 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Lumber River Campground.

River, stream or ...
Swimming hole
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Kelley E.
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December 27th, 2016

I randomly stopped at Lumber River for a mid road trip hike with my dogs and quickly realized I had stumbled upon a truly relaxing park. It was quiet, yet spacious with beautiful hiking along the river and spacious camps sites. I stayed longer than intended, but am planning on going back for a longer trip that involves canoeing and backcountry camping. It's the perfect merger of convenient yet hidden.

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June 24th, 2018
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December 27th, 2016
Lumber River State Park
North Carolina
Phone Number
(910) 628-4564
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34.39° N, 79.002° W
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Tent Only: 21 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)
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Cabin & Lodging: 3 Sites
(Up to 35 people per site)