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Directions

Road changes, weather conditions, and construction may necessitate that you check for current directions but we hope these will help guide your journey.

Umstead State Park to Jordan Lake State Recreation Area

Starting from the RT 70 / Glenwood Ave. Entrance


1

Head southeast on Glenwood Ave - go 243 ft

2

Make a U-turn - go 1.2 mi

3

Take the Westgate Rd ramp to I-540/I-40/Lumley Rd - go 0.3 mi

4

Keep left at the fork to continue toward I-540 W - go 194 ft

5

Keep right at the fork to continue toward I-540 W - go 381 ft

6

Keep right at the fork to continue toward I-540 W - go 197 ft

7

Keep left at the fork to continue toward I-540 W and merge onto I-540 W - go 5.1 mi

8

Continue onto N Carolina 540 W - go 3.1 mi

9

Take exit 66A to merge onto N Carolina 55 E - go 6.4 mi

10

Turn right at Jenks Rd - go 2.7 mi

11

Turn right at US-64 W - go 5.7 mi

12

Turn left at State Park Rd - go 0.1 mi

Total: 24.8 mi - about 42 mins

Jordan Lake State Recreation Area to Weymouth Woods State Nature Preserve

Starting from State Park Rd

1

Head southwest on State Park Rd toward Poplar Point - go 0.2 mi

2

Take the 1st left onto Poplar Point - go 0.8 mi

3

Turn right at Beaver Creek Rd - go 2.6 mi

4

Turn right at Pea Ridge Rd - go 5.1 mi

5

Turn right to merge onto US-1 S - go 19.7 mi

6

Slight right at US-15 S/US-501 S/White Hill Rd - go 10.7 mi

Continue to follow US-15 S/US-501 S

7

Slight left to stay on US-15 S/US-501 S - go 10.3 mi

8

At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto N Carolina 211 S/US-15 S/US-501 S - go 4.1 mi

9

Turn left at N Sandhills Blvd/US-1 N - go 0.8 mi

Continue to follow US-1 N

10

Turn right at Saunders Blvd - go 1.2 mi

11

Turn left at Bethesda Rd - go 0.4 mi

12

Continue onto S Fort Bragg Rd - go 1.5 mi

Total: 57.4 mi - about 1 hour 17 mins

Weymouth Woods State Nature Preserve to Raven Rock State Park

Starting from N Fort Bragg Rd

1

Head northwest on N Fort Bragg Rd toward McNeil Rd - go 0.8 mi

2

Take the 2nd right onto E Indiana Ave - go 1.8 mi

3

Turn right at S May St - go 3.7 mi

4

Continue onto US-1 N - go 4.8 mi

5

Take the N Carolina 690 ramp - go 0.3 mi

6

Turn right at N Carolina 690 E/Main St - go 18.5 mi

Continue to follow N Carolina 690 E

7

Turn right at N Bragg Blvd - go 0.2 mi

8

Take the 1st left onto E Manchester Rd - go 2.5 mi

9

Turn left at N Carolina 210 N/Lillington Hwy - go 14.9 mi

Continue to follow N Carolina 210 N

10

Turn left at S Main St - go 0.6 mi

11

Turn left at W Front St/US-421 N - go 6.2 mi

Continue to follow US-421 N

12

Turn right at Raven Rock Rd - go 3.0 mi

Total: 57.2 mi - about 1 hour 41 mins

Raven Rock State Park to Umstead State Park

From Raven Rock Rd

1

Head south on Raven Rock Rd toward Moccasin Branch Rd 3.0 mi

2

Turn left at US-421 S 6.2 mi

3

Turn left at S Main St 1.5 mi

4

Turn left at W Cornelius Harnett Blvd/US-401 N

Continue to follow US-401 N

5

Turn left at 1st St 318 ft

6

Turn right at Spring Ave 236 ft

7

Turn right at W Academy St  312 ft

8

Take the 1st left onto N Main St/US-401 N

Continue to follow US-401 N

9

Turn left at Ten-Ten Rd  0.6 mi

10

Take the 1st right onto Lake Wheeler Rd  5.3 mi

11

Turn left at Tryon Rd 1.3 mi

12

Turn right at Gorman St 0.3 mi

13

Turn left to merge onto I-40 W/US-64 W toward I-440/Durham 1.9 mi

14

Take exit 293 to merge onto I-440 E/US-1 N toward Raleigh/Wake Forest 6.7 mi

15

Take exit 7 for US-70/N Carolina 50/Glenwood Ave toward Crabtree Valley/Durham 0.2 mi

16

Turn left at Glenwood Ave

17

Make a U-turn Destination will be on the right 423 ft

54.6 mi – about 1 hour 37 mins


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