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GetHiking! Raven Rock

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Raven Rock State Park

3009 Raven Rock Rd · Lillington, NC

How to find us

Meet in front of the visitor's center

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Details

Campbell Creek and Lanier Falls Trail

Difficulty: Moderate
Length: ~5.4 miles
Duration: 2 to 2.5 hours

Dog Friendly

Raven Rock State Park is off of Hwy 421 between Sanford and Lillington, NC. The park is best known for its namesake rock - Raven Rock. The Campbell Creek/Lanier Falls Trails are about 5 1/2 miles when combined and can be completed in 2 – 2.5 hours.

While hordes of visitors hike to Raven Rock, Campbell Creek Loop and Lanier trails are much quieter, featuring small streams hidden between ridges, an impressive river-wide drop called Lanier Falls, and the crystal clear water of Campbell Creek.

Come early to spend some time in the visitor center, which has maps, restrooms, water, and a small museum. The visitor center is Gold LEED certified and there is a small display which explains some of the steps taken to achieve the certification.

Our hike will start promptly at 10:05 am in front of the visitor’s center at Raven Rock State Park.

Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy after the hike if you like!

Rain will cancel the event.