2 teen hikers found safe after going missing in Raven Rock State Park, ranger says

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Monday, July 19, 2021
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Two teenagers were found safe Sunday morning after going missing in Raven Rock State Park.

HARNETT COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- Two teenagers were found safe Sunday morning after going missing in Raven Rock State Park.

A Louisburg 18-year-old and Whispering Pines 17-year-old told their parents they were heading out for a hike on Campbell Creek Saturday night. After touching base with their parents before 10 p.m., they went missing.

A search began Saturday night with the Harnett County Sheriff's Office, EMS, Boone Trail Fire Department and N.C. State Parks staff assisting.

A park ranger told ABC11 breaking news crew the two teens were found Sunday morning around 11 a.m.

Neither of the teens were injured.

Campbell Creek Trail is a popular hike to reach Lanier Falls on the Cape Fear River. The loop is 4.5 miles in total.

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