Scotland county trek spots

How it works

When you visit Scotland County to complete your Challenge miles, don’t forget to log your activity on our event page at When you submit your results and log your activity, make sure to add in the comment section that you completed a trail or paddle at a preferred County Trek Spot!! This will make you eligible to win the top spot for Most Adventurous Challenger, given to the individual who travels to the most County Trek Spots across the state!

Let’s get social 

Be sure to tag us on social media when posting pictures from your adventure with the following hashtags: #TRLToutdoorchallenge, #milesforconservation, and #TRLToutdoorsLaurinburg (use this tag specifically for your Scotland County adventures!)

Paddle trek spot

chalk banks state park on the lumber river

Address: 26040 Raeford Rd., Wagram, NC 28396

GPS Coordinates: 34.8989″N, -79.3549″W 

For a 2.7 mile paddle, put in at the Chalk Banks access and take out at the US 401 boat ramp. Check out this map for details on this route.

For a longer paddle, put in at the Chalk Banks access and take out at the Princess Ann access down river. See this map for more details.

 More about the Lumber River: The Lumber River has been voted one of North Carolina’s Ten Natural Wonders. The river is also the only black water river in the country designated as a National Wild and Scenic River! 


Downtown Laurinburg bike tour

Starting Spot: The corner of Church St. and Main St., Laurinburg, NC 28352

GPS Coordinates: 34.774182” N, -79.462788” W 

Details: 12-mile bike tour of the county seat of Scotland County, Laurinburg, NC 

Click here for all the details of this picturesque self-guided audio bike tour!

More Info on Laurinburg, NC: Laurinburg offers the charm and quiet living of a small southern town, a perfect place to explore on a crisp fall day with your family. Click here to learn more!


biking trek spot

walking trek spot

cypress bend vineyards

Address: 21904 Riverton Rd, Wagram, NC 28396

GPS Coordinates: 5.1970″ N, -78.9767″ W 

About Cypress Bend: This award-winning vineyard offers tours, tastings, and a beautiful, relaxing setting to explore with your loved ones. There will be signs at the vineyard that mark the boundaries of the tour!


Scotland County

We are thrilled to partner with the Scotland County Tourism Development Authority for this Outdoor Challenge! Click below to learn more about “the soul of the Carolinas,” as well as local spots to eat and places to stay!



204 East Innes Street, Suite 280 Salisbury, NC 28144


(704) 647-0302