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Do not depend on GPS to locate Park Office   

Do not depend on GPS to locate the park office.  The following directions will get you to the main access of the park.  From HWY 64 take exit 558 and follow the signs for approximately 8 miles to the park office.  You are not required to travel any dirt roads to reach the park office.

 Posted on: Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 4:26pm
Bath House Closed until March 2017   

The bathhouse in Pettigrew State Park's primitive campground is closed for the winter. It will be reopened on March 15.

 Posted on: Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 4:46pm
Lake Level / Trail Closure   

The current Lake Level is 11.64' MSL.  Most boats should have little problem launching. 

The Morotoc Trail is closed from Moccassin Overlook to Cypress Point until further notice.

 Posted on: Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 4:45pm
Events and Programs

Pettigrew State Park offers a variety of learning opportunities for all ages. Typically led by park rangers, these interpretive programs allow the public to gain perspective into what makes North Carolina state parks naturally wonderful. ​

Most of the events are free, though some require pre-registration. All give park visitors deeper insight into the natural world. Call the park office for more information.

 

Discover all that nature has to offer! Join park staff on a hike to discover the flora and fauna of Pettigrew State Park. Plan on a 3 mile hike. Wear comfortable shoes and bring bug spray. For more information call (252)797-4475.

Date of Event:
Sat, 03/25/2017 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Park Office

Come join us on April 8, 2017 for an evening of astronomy! We will have the Tar River Astronomy Club to guide us through our exploration of the night sky. This event is free for all! Dress for the weather. Please call the park office to sign up for this wonderful experience. (252)797-4475.

Date of Event:
Sat, 04/08/2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Start Location:
Park Office

Join a Park Ranger for a leisurely stroll down the boardwalk to learn about the plants and animals that call the area home.  You will get to see Pettigrew State Park from a different perspective!  Call the park office for more information (252)797-4475

Date of Event:
Sat, 04/22/2017 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Park Office

Celebrate your Grandparents at Pettigrew State Park. Come make your very own bird feeder! We will meet at the park office. 

Date of Event:
Sun, 09/10/2017 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Park Office

Discover all that nature has to offer! Join park staff for a short hike to discover the flora and fauna of Pettigrew State Park.  Meet at the Park Office at 2:00 pm.  Plan on a .5 mile hike. Bring bug spray. For more information call (252)797-4475.

Date of Event:
Sun, 09/24/2017 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Park Office
Contact:

Pettigrew State Park

2252 Lake Shore Road
CreswellNC 27928
Phone252-797-4475
pettigrew@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 35.788863
Longitude: -76.403810

Park Hours:

November - February: 8am - 6pm
March, April, May, September, October: 8am - 8pm
June - August: 8am - 9pm
Closed Christmas Day

Park Office
8:30am - 6pm weekdays
Closed state holidays