Merchants Millpond State Park

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Merchants Millpond State Park

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  • Seasons - Year-round


  • 176 Millpond Rd.

    Gatesville,   NC   27938

Primitive camping for singles and groups, non-electric campsites or improved group camping.

Discover one of North Carolina’s rarest ecological communities as coastal pond and swamp forest mingle. Massive cypress & gum trees covered with Spanish moss form a canopy for the dark waters of the 750-acre cypress millpond ~ a wilderness sanctuary for wetland wildlife. Paddle quietly through the pond and creek and encounter beavers, otters, owls, etc. Over 10 miles of hiking trails. Fee for camping and canoes. Or bring your own kayak or canoe.

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176 Millpond Rd.
Gatesville NC 27938


Latitude: 36° 26' 11.0394" / Longitude: -76° 42' 6.12"

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Located off of NC Hwy. 158 between Sunbury and Gatesville, NC

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