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.
Events and Programs
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
Celebrate your Grandparents at Pettigrew State Park. Come make your very own bird feeder! We will meet at the 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.
Pettigrew State Park
November - February: 8am - 6pm
March, April, May, September, October: 8am - 8pm
June - August: 8am - 9pm
Closed Christmas Day
8:30am - 6pm weekdays
Closed state holidays