Tar-Pamlico River Paddle Trail & Camping Platforms
The Tar River was called the Pamptico (Pamlico) River in colonial times. The upper portion of this river became the Tar River around the time settlement reached Tarboro. Explore the Tar River Trails comprised of ten canoe and kayak accessible locations that connect over 20 miles of the Tar River and Stony Creek. Spend the weekend on the river with camping platforms located along the waterways (reservations required).