William B. Umstead State Park

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  • Address: 8801 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27617, United States, 27617
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-9195714170
  • Fax: +1-9195714161
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Park, Biking Trail, Family And Kids, Boating, Picnic Spot, Landmarks, Parks

The Umstead State Park is a huge State Park in North Carolina that is over 5,599 acres in area and spread over the cities of Raleigh, Durham and Cary. The park offers exciting opportunities for hiking, bridle, camping, picnic areas, biking trails, boating and many educational programs to learn about the wildlife. The park is a beautiful treat for enthusiastic campers and hikers who can interact with the Park Rangers and learn about the park extensively or just have a gala time with their friends and family over a picnic lunch.

William B. Umstead State Park Travel Tips

  • No entry or exit is allowed before/after the timings.
  • Boats are available for rental only till 3:30 pm.
  • Individuals must be at least 16 years old to rent a boat.

Entrance Ticket Details For William B. Umstead State Park

  • Boat rentals: 5 USD for first hour, and 3 USD for additional hours.

William B. Umstead State Park Hours

Crabtree Creek Entrance:

  • November-February: 7 am – 6 pm
  • March, April, September, October: 7am – 8 pm
  • May - August: 7 am – 9 pm

Reedy Creek Entrance:

  • November - February: 8 am – 6 pm
  • March, April, September, October: 8 am – 8 pm
  • May - August: 8 am – 9 pm

Park Office/Visitor Center: 8am - 5pm

Exhibit Hall:

  • Located in the Visitor Center
  • January - December, 9am - 4:30pm

Boathouse (canoe and row boat rental):

  • Weekends, beginning the first weekend in May through September. 
  • Saturday & Sunday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Tent and Trailer Family Campground:

  • Season of Operation: March 15th - December 1st

How to Reach William B. Umstead State Park

  • By Bus: Bus 3 stops at Harrison Oaks Blvd at N Harrison Ave bus station close to Reedy Creek entrance.
  • By renting or hiring a car/taxi.

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  • William B. Umstead State Park Address: 8801 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27617, United States, 27617
  • William B. Umstead State Park Contact Number: +1-9195714170
  • William B. Umstead State Park Timing: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Best time to visit William B. Umstead State Park(preferred time): 08:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit William B. Umstead State Park: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 30.69% of people who visit Raleigh include William B. Umstead State Park in their plan

  • 72.22% of people start their William B. Umstead State Park visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see William B. Umstead State Park

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting William B. Umstead State Park

People normally club together Church Of The Holy Cross and Reynolds Coliseum while planning their visit to William B. Umstead State Park.

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