William B. Umstead State Park

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William B. Umstead State Park


Location:10 miles west of Raleigh on US 70 or 11 miles west of Raleigh on I-40.
Facilities:28 campsites without hookups, showers, 2 improved group camps (including cabins and mess hall with kitchen facilities), 3 primitive group camps, picnic area, picnic shelters, trails, boat rental, visitor center, exhibit hall.
Activities:Camping, boating, canoeing, fishing, swimming, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, nature programs.
Special Features:Located between Raleigh and Durham in the midst of high-tech Research Triangle Park, the state park encompasses Piedmont Beech Natural Area, a 50-acre tract of centuries-old trees.
Address:8801 Glenwood Ave
Raleigh, NC 27612

Phone:919-571-4170
Fax:919-571-4161
Web: ils.unc.edu/parkproject/visit/wium/home.html
Size: 5,579 acres.

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