Howell Woods Environmental Learning Center

Howell Woods Environmental Learning Center


Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - Year round
  • Hours - Mon-Fri 8am-5pm.


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  • 6601 Devil's Racetrack Rd

    Four Oaks,   NC   27524


A 2,856 acre outdoor "classroom" of mature bottomland hardwoods forests, natural cypress-tupelo gum swamp/sloughs, mixed pine and hardwood forests, remnant and restored longleaf pine forests, managed fallow fields, as well as natural, manmade and restored wetlands and ponds.

More than 20 miles of trails are available for hiking, horseback, and bike riding. Reservations and a small fee are required for horseback and bike riding, camping and fishing.

Several primitive campsites and rustic cabin located on a favorite fishing pond, as well as, numerous fishing areas are available. Overnight lodging is available for individuals, families and groups.

Multiple species hunting is available for white-tailed deer, feral pigs, waterfowl, grey squirrel, and wild turkey through a paid reservation and/or lottery system.

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6601 Devil's Racetrack Rd
Four Oaks NC 27524


Latitude: 35° 22' 16.32" / Longitude: -78° 18' 23.3994"

Special Directions:

Directions: From I-95 take exit 90, US 701 East, Turn on to Devil’s Racetrack Road and travel 8.25 miles, look for the green tin roof of the Learning Center on the left.

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