Black River Park Proposal

  • Paddling Black River: Park Study Underway

    Reaction to a proposal earlier this year for a new state park along the Black River prompted legislators to revise the measure to instead call only for a study of the idea.

  • Paddling Black River: History, Ancient Trees

    The Black River, home to cypress trees older than 1,600 years, is also a popular paddling destination in an area of North Carolina with few state parks. Today begins a three-part series on what makes the river special.