Description

William B. Umstead State Park is not far from some of North Carolina’s major metropolitan areas, but it is worlds apart. The campground offers shady tent sites tucked into the peaceful hardwood forests, all amidst the parks three lakes and numerous trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. A sweet day would include renting a canoe from the boathouse and paddling around in style. Why not let the pressure of city life fade away for a while and sleep under the stars this season? You won’t regret it.
Lodging provided
Bring your own Tents, Vans, Cabin
30 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
RV details
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Access type unknown, max length unknown
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No hookups

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Swimming

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at William B Umstead Campground.

Beach
Forest
Swimming hole
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Hipcamper Dirk
Dirk S.
didn't provide a recommendation.
July 19th, 2015

Great park for camping, often not crowded. Easy 20min access into downtown Raleigh. However, right under flight path of RDU airport, so expect planes low overhead until 9am and after 6am.

Hipcamper Ezra
Ezra F.
didn't provide a recommendation.
January 27th, 2017

Not a great campground for rest. Super noisy. You hear jets overhead and the highway nearby. Not particularly pretty or unique, but a nice place to camp near the city. Rangers do the rounds at night with firewood.

Park
William B Umstead State Park
State
North Carolina
Phone Number
(919) 571-4170
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
35.891° N, 78.75° W
Unknown price
Cabin & Lodging: 2 Sites
(Up to 25 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent / Van: 28 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)
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