Class I Lumber River, NC

Wild & Scenic Lumber River (State Route 1412/1203 to North/South Carolina Border)

The Lumber River is located in south-central North Carolina in the flat Coastal Plain. The river's headwaters are known as Drowning Creek; the waterway known as the Lumber River extends from the Scotland County-Hoke County border 115 miles downstream to the North Carolina-South Carolina border. Soon after crossing into South Carolina, the Lumber River flows into the Little Pee Dee River, which eventually flows into the Great Pee Dee River and on into Winyah Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. (Source:

Section Details

Trip Length Multiday, 81.0 Miles
Fishing Yes
Camping Yes
Manager State, Lumber River State Park
Wild & Scenic Yes
Water Trail No
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Photo Credit: Tim Palmer