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North Carolina is home to a plethora of breathtaking state parks, each offering unique landscapes, diverse wildlife, and exciting outdoor activities. As we celebrate Great Outdoors Month, there's no better time to explore these natural wonders.

William B. Umstead Park and Raven Rock State Park are popular nature spaces, but have you heard of Pettigrew State Park?

Day 1:


Day 1:


  • Start your day early and head to Jones Lake State Park, which is about 20 minutes away from Elizabethtown.

Located in Gates County 10 miles south of North Carolina's northeastern border with Virginia, Merchants Millpond State Park centers on a 760-acre millpond more than 190 years old.

Aristotle said, “In all things of nature, there is something marvelous.”

I’ve still got some work to do to achieve my State Parks Annual 100-Mile Challenge, both on foot and on two wheels.  So yeah, I like to hike and bike.  I’m lucky because there are many state and local parks, trails, and greenways around Raleigh.  But ther

It’s time to get outside and take part in Parks and Trails for Health (PATH), an online program of the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources to encourage activity in parks, trails, greenways, and other outdoor spaces.

Diquan Edmonds is an outdoor professional, who currently works as the Education and Outreach Manager for the Triangle Land Conservancy.

There’s no question a brisk hike is a great workout.