Cliffs of the Neuse State Park  »  Hours of Operation

Swim Lake Users Please Note: Swim lake is now open on weekends only, including the weekends of Aug. 22-23 and Aug. 29-30. Our final weekend of the season for our swim lake operations will be Labor Day Weekend on Sept. 5, 6, & 7. Kayak, canoe, and stand-up paddleboard rentals remain available. Thanks for everyone's patronage and support this summer! ... details ±
Hikers: Minor trail repair underway on Bird and Galax trails. ... details ±

Park Hours:
Winter (Dec., Jan., & Feb.): 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Spring (March & April): 7:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Summer (May-Sept.): 7:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Fall (Oct. & Nov.): 7:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

Visitor Center: 9:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m. daily; including weekends; Visitor Center may be closed for one-hour at midday on weekends. Park is closed only on Christmas Day.

Family Campground: Open year-round; reserve online or by phone reservation or check-in on site. Sites 28 and 30 feature stand-up grills and picnic tables designed to accommodate the physically-challenged.
Group Sites Campground: Open year-round by phone reservation only. Call 1-877-7CAMPNC.