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Mayo River State Park

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But this is one of the newer parks in NC. The only place with real facilities is the Mayo Mountain... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2017
Rick B
Round Rock, Texas
Mayo River State Park

This is a wonderful place that brings back a lot of childhood memories. Very neat and well kept... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2017
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Reviewed August 20, 2019

May River State Park protects sections of the river from the Virginia state line to the confluence with Dan River in Mayodan. As one of the newest parks in the system, amenities are limited at this time. Currently, the Mayo Mountain Access near Mayodan has...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

Trails are overgrown and parking lot was trashy. Not at all like last year's visit. Never very busy except on weekends.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed February 3, 2019

Mayo River may not be a large state park in North Carolina, but it brings along with it the history of what this land was used for before becoming a state park. The picnic area and restrooms were clean, as well as the land. Its...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sue L
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I participated in the first day hike 2019, along with about 25 other hikers. The Ranger was very nice and stopped several times to explain the history of the area. The hike was about 2 miles and the weather was great for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank James G
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Very peaceful park with lots of wildlife and views to enjoy. Beautiful trails, fishing, and shelters for get togethers.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Marahashley
Reviewed December 23, 2017

But this is one of the newer parks in NC. The only place with real facilities is the Mayo Mountain Access on Business 220 outside of Mayodan. This historic part of the park was once a employees park owned by the Washington Mills which in...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

This is a wonderful place that brings back a lot of childhood memories. Very neat and well kept! Everyone needs to visit.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Shoddy17
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

It's a very nice park for walking around, picnics, scenery and playing some sort of an outdoor activity. It's also a very nice place if you want some nice pictures taken. The only reason I gave it 4 stars is because there's nothing really for...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank ericwitt03
Reviewed July 12, 2017

A very lovely park...for a stroll...to network and bond with family and friends...or just to sit and rest a bit!

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank NancyT663
Reviewed February 7, 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.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank rachelwL8966NJ
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June 16, 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.