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William B. Umstead State Park

18 Reviews

About This Campground

State Park

Sites are meant for tent/pop-up camping only. No RV or Trailer is accessible.

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

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  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Cabins
  • Equestrian


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites


18 Reviews of William B. Umstead State Park

Ratings Breakdown

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Amelia P.
Reviewed Apr. 11, 2022

Very small

Avoid site 6! There’s so many tree roots, it’s an awful tripping hazard around a fire pit with kids! There are only three spaces out sites, 18,19,21. These sites are 10x10 designate for your tent, and picnic table and fire ring. Some are very very close together. The trails are good, the bathrooms…

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Jason G.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 28, 2022

Great park but bad info

We live down the road from this park. I noticed it came up when I was looking for camping options in the area for my RV. While it says the park offers RV spots on the Dyrt website, the park actually doesn’t.

Month of VisitFebruary
Myron C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 1, 2021

State Park Oasis in the Middle of a Metropolis

It’s not often that you see a state park in the heart of a metropolitan area. Although it’s not in the city limits, you are surrounded by cities. Without the noise of the neighboring international airport, it’s like any other natural area. However, camping in a tent means you will be hearing the…

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William B. Umstead State Park is located in North Carolina


The Crabtree Creek section is located 10 miles northwest of Raleigh off US 70. The park visitors center and camping facilities are located in this section. From I-40, turn northeast on I-540 and take the US 70 exit. Travel southeast on US 70, and turn right on Umstead Parkway, which leads to Visitors center. After entering the park, turn right onto Campground Road.


8801 Glenwood Ave
Cary, NC 27513


35.84200011 N
78.74400097 W

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