William B. Umstead State Park has 34 miles of trails on nearly 6,000 acres in the heart of the Triangle. The park is a popular destination for joggers, cyclists, and families. A variety of activities are allowed including hiking, cycling, camping, picnicking, fishing, horseback riding, boating, and canoeing.
Campground Spur (0.4 mile, easy)
Company Mill Trail (5.8 miles, moderate)
Company Mill Spur (0.2 mile, easy)
Inspiration Trail (0.3 mile, easy)
Loblolly Trail (2.7 miles, moderate)
Multiuse Trail (13.0 miles, moderate)
Oak Rock Trail (0.6 mile, easy)
Pott's Branch Trail (1.25 miles, easy)
Sal's Branch Trail (2.75 miles, moderate)
Sycamore Trail (7.2 miles, moderate)
White-tailed deer, coyotes, beavers, chipmunks, squirrels, raccoons, fish, freshwater mussels, crayfish, snakes, turtles, frogs, toads, songbirds, ducks, hawks, owls, blue-tailed skinks, butterflies, dragonflies, and damselflies.
Mountain laurel, rhododendrons, mushrooms, azaleas, wildflowers, honeysuckles, wisteria, sassafras, sumac, poison oak, poison ivy, river birches, ironwoods, dogwoods, eastern red cedars, beech trees, oak trees, pine trees, red maples, black walnuts, yellow poplars, southern magnolias, and eastern redbuds.
Company Mill Site
The Umstead Coalition
NC State Parks' Video