Merchants Millpond State Park

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Merchants Millpond State Park


Location:6 miles northeast of Gatesville, accessible via US 158, NC 32 and NC 37.
Facilities:20 campsites with hookups, showers, 5 primitive campsites, 3 primitive group camps, 10 canoe campsites (including 3 group camps), picnic area, picnic shelter, trails, canoe rental, concession stand.
Activities:Camping, canoeing, lake fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing, nature programs.
Special Features:Massive cypress and gum trees covered with Spanish moss form a canopy over the dark, acid waters of the millpond, creating an ideal habitat for beavers, otters, and other wetland wildlife.
Address:71 US Hwy 158E
Gatesville, NC 27938

Phone:252-357-1191
Fax:252-357-0149
Web: ils.unc.edu/parkproject/visit/memi/home.html
Size: 3,296 acres.

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