Sanford NC Things to do: Camelback Bridge and Deep River Park

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Camelback Bridge near Sanford NC One of the oldest bridges in the Sanford area goes over Deep River from Lee to Chatham County. This bridge is called Camelback Bridge and is named for the hump shape the steel trusses on the bridge make.  The bridge was erected in 1910.
There is a small park st the site of this bridge called Deep River park. There are a couple of picnic shelters at the park. The shelter on the right is designed to accommodate wheelchairs. Picnic shelter
Deep River below Camelback Bridge The scenery around the bridge is very lush and green. This park is frequently used as a put in and take out point for local canoers and kayakers. The park is also used by local fishermen (and women) as a fishing spot.
Camelback Bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Find out more details of the bridge:  Bridge facts
Camelback Bridge plaque
Deep River from Camelback Bridge We had a beautiful view of the Deep River from the bridge on the day of our visit. To get to the park, take Cumnock Road North from US 421. Follow the road until you cross the Deep River and the park will be on your left.

To find out more about homes in Lee County visit the Lee County NC Neighborhoods page on my website.  Contact me today to help you find the right home for you.

You can also visit my Sanford NC Homes website for more information about homes in Sanford, Lee County, or Harnett County in North Carolina.

 

Rita Taylor

ERA Ammons Realty

Sanford NC Real Estate

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Mike Jaquish
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Another piece well-done, Rita.

The Deep River is gorgeous!

And an easy day trip from Cary.

August 20, 2007 10:27 PM
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Mike,

The Deep River is a favorite local place for paddlers to put in their canoes or kayaks.  On days like today swamping the canoe would be mighty tempting!

August 20, 2007 10:33 PM
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Where is Sanford NC in relation to Mooresville? And Denver NC? I enjoy visiting Historic places such as Camelback Bridge. I am sure you can really enjoy such a beautiful area. Katerina
August 20, 2007 10:36 PM
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Denver NC is about 2 hours west of here.  Sanford is about an hour southwest of Raleigh.

There is a lot of history in the area dating back to before the revolutionary war.  I really enjoy history too - sometimes you can almost feel those who were there before you. 

August 20, 2007 11:23 PM
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OK.  My best friend just moved to Moorseville NC. She is an agent here in Wellington but now she is going to get her license up there so I will introduce you two and you could do some great referrals together. Marie and I are also working on something you will be interested in to get more leads. Katerina
August 20, 2007 11:31 PM
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Thesa Chambers
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How beautiful - I love it.... I want to visit after seeing these photos
August 21, 2007 12:25 AM
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Ashley Drake Gephart
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Rita another post that shows off the beauty of Sanford NC.
August 21, 2007 01:35 AM
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Paula Henry
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Rita - This looks like a beautiful place to spend a relaxing afternoon. Hope you get to soon!
August 21, 2007 01:46 AM
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Marchel Peterson
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Wow 1910!!

You are right about how much history is back there.  When we lived in Greensboro we were just a few miles from a Revolutionary War battleground.  The battle was for Guilford Courthouse and they lost but it crippled the English so that it was one of the turning points of the war.  Prior to living there I did not realize how much of the Revolutionary War was fought there.  We loved walking around that battleground and you are right you can almost feel those who were before you.

August 21, 2007 08:10 AM
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Katerina,

I am always interested in referrals and leads!  I hope your friend's move to North Carolina goes well.

Thesa,

I can't imagine anyone ever wanting to leave the scenery you have there in Central Oregon.

Ashley,

Thank you so much for stopping by and visiting.  I love sharing Sanford with everyone.

Paula,

I hope I get a restful afternoon soon to - I am booked up the rest of the week!

Marchel,

There is a neat site near here called House in the Horseshoe where you can see the bullet holes in the walls of the house from a revolutionary war skirmish! 

August 21, 2007 06:23 PM
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Rita, you are such a great advocate for you area in Sanford. Way to go !!
August 21, 2007 06:25 PM
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Missy,

Sanford is a nice town - it is easy to talk about all the great things we have to do here. 

August 21, 2007 06:37 PM
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Joanne Hanson
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My first impression is trees!  I bet it is gorgeous in the fall when they all turn.  A nice local post...thanks for sharing!
August 21, 2007 07:05 PM
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Joanne,

I can't wait to get some local photos this fall.  A lot of the parks and places around here are really pretty when the leaves change.  By the time we have fall leaves around Halloween you'll probably be skiing in Colorado. 

August 21, 2007 07:21 PM
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Susan Trombley
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I love the country and that looks like a wonderful place to be.
August 22, 2007 12:06 PM
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Susan,

It is a nice spot out in the country - perfect spot for an afternoon picnic 

August 22, 2007 06:14 PM
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Cyndee Haydon
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Rita - it makes me long for wide open spaces and unspoiled get aways like this - Sanford is a great place to keep in mind.
August 23, 2007 11:15 PM
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Cyndee,

It is a nice spot to relax after a long week! 

August 23, 2007 11:18 PM
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Susie Roscoe
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Sanford, NC has some very beautiful bridges, scenery, and rivers!  You can "taylor" service to anyone searching for property up there Rita!!
August 28, 2007 08:25 AM
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Susie,

The Central part of North Carolina is really pretty.  I do try to listen to my clients and then help them find what they are looking for.

August 28, 2007 08:58 PM
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