River Basins

Lumber RIver

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The headwaters is Scotland/Roberson county. And the mouth is the Maxton airport swamp.

The river is 81 miles long. One of the states four natural and scenic river.


The river has 54 fish,11 snails,15 mussels clams species. There is lily pads everywhere and trees hanging down in the water and it is quit. Alot of plants. There is also alligators.

Estimated 778 million spike mussels live on the lake bottom. The number of people in the lumber river basin is expected to increase 30% by 2020.


places you can visit are - the lumber river state park

The water is not drinkable they are having a plan to make it clean again. There is alot of trash and other stuff in it.
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