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Mayo River State Park

500 Old Mayo Park Rd, Mayodan, NC 27027-8280
+1 336-427-2530
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Smaller and newer NC state park.

My lofty goal of visting 40 NC state parks brought me here. It is a new park and I assume has some... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2017
Danbury, North Carolina
Beautiful place for events and traquility

Visited with a group from Leadership Rockingham. Nice shelter for family gatherings. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
heather w
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500 Old Mayo Park Rd, Mayodan, NC 27027-8280
+1 336-427-2530
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

My lofty goal of visting 40 NC state parks brought me here. It is a new park and I assume has some future plans. Not much here. However, there is a nice 2 mile loop trail.

Thank rlwhite2003
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Visited with a group from Leadership Rockingham. Nice shelter for family gatherings. Beautiful area by the river. Nice access for kayaking and tubing on the river. The staff is knowledgable on the nature surroundings and there to help!

Thank heather w
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Wow! Did not know this was here so close to home. After starting the NC State Parks Passport. Program / booklet ... just had to visit. It's still a work in progress, but very nice. Trails are expanding. Will be worth a trip back in...More

Thank Gordon S
Reviewed 26 June 2016

When I first visited Mayo River State Park, I knew it was a work in progress but I didn't know how big of a park it actually is. I've only recently discovered the Wiki page that says that it is over 2,000 acres and discovered...More

Thank Beth B
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

I visited with my family and hiked all the trails in the park. They we we well marked and maintained. We used a picnic table for lunch and the shelter was very nice. The park has clean restrooms as well. This park is a work...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 28 August 2014

This is a really pretty state park, though with limited use by a tourist as it does not currently have camping. I understand that they are working towards adding camping but it isn't available at this point. There is a real draw here for the...More

2  Thank Beth B
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Fishing, hiking, birding, and photography all in one place. The trail was well marked, and turtles in the pond were fun to watch. There were two shelters with well maintained facilities. We enjoyed the day.

1  Thank Pam T
Reviewed 20 December 2013

While we appreciate having Mayo River State Park up the road from us, it really isn't much of a park. There is a large shelter house that is nice for summertime get-togethers and such, but the parking lot is pretty small. If there is a...More

2  Thank Destination_Fun
Reviewed 14 October 2013

You would think a park by the name of Mayo River State Park would be situated on the "river". Well, it's not. I'm really hard pressed to give this State Park 3 stars.....more like 2.5. I would agree that the picnicking areas and the shelter...More

2  Thank gccsteve
Reviewed 2 December 2012

we hiked and wonderful picnic areas. watched alot of people fishing in the upper pond, the lower pond tends to be muddy. We had a very nice time here and would go back more often if we werent always going somewhere else.

Thank Alona L
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how far can you walk on the trail
16 June 2016|
Response from James G | Reviewed this property |
There is a short trail around the lake, and a loop trail in the woods about 1.5 miles. The trails are easy and well maintained.