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Map of North Carolina – Cliffs of the Neuse State Park

 

Contact the park

919-778-6234

cliffs.neuse@ncparks.gov

 

Address

Visitor center

240 Park Entrance Road
Seven Springs, NC 28578

GPS: 32.2354, -77.8932

 

Hours

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  • November to February:
    7:00am to 6:00pm
     
  • March to April:
    7:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • May to August:
    7:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • September to October:
    7:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • 9:00am to 5:00pm
    daily

     
  • The visitor center may close for 1 hour at midday on weekends.
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

 

 

 

 

 

Family Campground Opening   

The Family Campground will be opening February 1, 2020 and the Ceremonial Grand Opening will be February 8, 2020

 Last updated on: Friday, January 10, 2020

Things to do

Hiking

The park is a great place for a hike! See the Trails page for more information.

Boating and Swimming

Recreation activities in the park center on an 11-acre man-made lake where a grassy and sandy beach, diving platform, roped-off perimeter and bathhouse provide all of the facilities needed for a refreshing swim. For those who prefer to stay on top of the water, boats are available for rent. Private boats are not permitted. For the hungry, there's also a refreshment stand. Boating and swimming are available Memorial Day through Labor Day for a fee. Swim lake times are dependent on staffing, so please call the park office for current hours.

Fishing

The banks of the Neuse River provide scenic spots to wet your line. The river and its tributaries are home to bluegill, largemouth bass and several species of catfish. In the spring, white and hickory shad migrate up the river. A state fishing license is required and all regulations of the Wildlife Resources Commission are enforced. Fishing is not permitted in the lake.

Picnicking

The shade of huge pine trees offers just the place for outdoor dining. Located near the lake, the picnic area has 30 picnic tables served by 10 grills. Drinking water and restrooms are located nearby. The park's picnic shelter is perfect for large gatherings. Twelve tables and two fireplaces are housed in a covered brick shelter. To be certain that the shelter is available, reservations are advised. Use of the shelter is free of charge and on a first-come, first-served basis, unless reservations are requested. It can be reserved for a fee.

Upcoming Events:

Sunday, February 2, 2020 - 3:00pm
Friday, February 7, 2020 - 9:00am
Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 9:00am