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Photo: Reedy Creek Shelter # 1, William B. Umstead Reedy Creek Shelters

William B. Umstead State Park, NC

Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Mon Jun 06 2016   Later Dates

Site, Loop:

Reedy Creek Shelter # 1, William B. Umstead Reedy Creek Shelters


Picnic Shelter


Pets Allowed
Please enter arrival date

Check-in: 8:30 am

Departure date:
Check-out: 5:30 pm

Site Details:

  • Site Type: Picnic Shelter
  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • Site Access: Drive-In
  • Checkin Time: 8:30 am
  • Checkout Time: 5:30 pm
  • Type of Use: Day
  • Min Num of People: 1
  • Max Num of People: 125
  • Pets Allowed: Y
  • Non Smoking: Y
  • Grills: Y
  • Looking For Category: Day Use
  • Distance from parking lot to site: 500
  • Distance to Restrooms: 900
  • Num of Picnic Tables: 14
  • Proximity to Drinking Water: 50

Alerts and Important Information


At least one adult 18 or older, must accompany each camper/group.

Alcoholic beverages and fireworks are prohibited. Firearms are prohibited except for with the proper license.
Check in 8:30 a.m. Checkout 30 minutes before park closes.
There is no electricity at any of the shelters.
Pets are allowed except in park buildings but they must be on a leash no longer than six feet and cannot be left unattended.
Special Activity permit shall be required for special events like weddings, bike events, festivals, etc. Please contact park office.
Unlicensed vehicles, motorcycles, golf carts, ATV's and mini-bikes are prohibited with the exception of mobility-aid devices used by a mobility-impaired person. All vehicles are prohibited from walkways, trails and other areas not designated for such purposes.
No generators, no amplified music allowed.
Must provide your own firewood.



NC resident or non-resident fishing license required where fishing is available. Gates lock at specific hours posted upon entering the park throughout the year.
North Carolina state park rules and regulations are posted in each park and enforced by rangers. Violating these rules and regulations is a misdemeanor and may result in a fine and revocation of permit.
State vehicle and traffic laws are enforced, and the speed limit is 25 mph unless otherwise posted.
North Carolina state parks are wildlife sanctuaries; no hunting is allowed and collecting plants, minerals and artifacts is prohibited. State fishing regulations are enforced.
At least one adult 18 or older, must accompany each camper/group.


A : Available for online reservation (click to book arrival date)
C : Available for Call Center reservation
W : Available for Walk-up visitors (at facility, first-come-first-served)
R : Reserved
X : Not Available
Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.