The Umstead Coalition 
Celebrating Umstead State Park since 1934!
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Help us stop the first private quarry on public lands in NC.
Buy the new photo book "The Mushrooms of Umstead State Park" now.

Attend the public hearing to oppose rdu quarry

The Public Hearing will be held virtually on June 23, 2020 at 6 p.m. If you're interested in speaking, you must register in advance. 

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rDU Forest Village Concept

The RDU Forest Village Concept offers a model for the future of visionary, environmentally-centered commercial development that would generate revenue for RDU.

Developed and evaluated by two renowned landscape architecture firms, the concept includes the following:
  • Build out opportunity
  • Proposed RDU Greenbelt
  • National precedent studies
  • Feasibility analysis from UNC
Let's work together towards a sustainable, long-term solution in the best interest of the community. Learn more>>

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RDU Quarry

See our latest efforts to stop the first private rock mine on public lands in NC. Learn more>>

Umstead inspirations

Read Ranger Billy's blog to learn fun and little-known stories about our favorite park. Read now>>

The Umstead Coalition

We are dedicated to preserving the natural integrity of William B. Umstead State Park and the Richland Creek Corridor.