BIRDING AT YATES MILL POND
The secret about Yates Mill Pond being a great place to go birding is out! Not only that – we are also fortunate in this area to have numbers of excellent places to see special birds. We encourage you to check out the recent News & Observer article on birding in North Carolina.
MILL TOURS AVAILABLE
Good news – the historic water-powered gristmill reopened for guided tours and costumed corn grinding demonstrations in March and will remain open through the end of November. A variety of tour types are offered, and all tour proceeds directly support the mill's ongoing maintenance and operations. Tour offerings.
CLIENT PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE PARK
The park has a photo permit process for client-based professional photography. For details, view the park photography web page. If you're coming to the park for family photography, a permit is not required but please be courteous to other park visitors. Keep trails and boardwalks clear and observe all posted safety rules.