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Canoeing at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park
Current Trail Conditions   

ATTENTION
The following trails are partially flooded: 

The Mill creek bridge crossing that connects the Bird, Galax, and 350 Yard trails is flooded. The Bird and Galax trails may be accessed from the Lake trail. The 350 Yard trail may be accessed from the Overlook parking lot. 

The lower portion of the Spanish Moss trail is flooded. The upper portion of the Spanish Moss trail may be accessed from the Overlook parking lot and the Group Campground. 

The Neuse River Paddle trail launch is closed due to flooding.

 Last updated on: Tuesday, November 17, 2020


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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  • Open daily:
    9:00am to 5:00pm
     
  • The visitor center may close for 1 hour at midday on weekends.
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

 

 

 

Camping

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT AMENITIES:

Not all campsites have identical amenities. Read the campsite information on the reservations website to see photos of campsites; check availability and fees; find out whether a specific site is wheelchair accessible, has access to water, bathhouses or pit toilets, or has electric hookup; and learn other important information.

 

Tent, trailer and RV camping

The family campground at Cliffs of the Neuse is located in a wooded area near the park office.

There are 12 sites with electrical hookups: sites 1 to 6, 8, 10, 12, 28, 30 and 32 (30 and 50 amp service is offered). There is potable drinking water and dedicated wastewater for each site. A dump station is provided to those camping.

There are also 18 standard campsites. Water is available at several locations in the camping area and there is a washhouse with hot showers.

Occupancy is limited to one family or six people per site, and a limit of one RV and one tent; one pop-up and one tent; or two tents per site.

Campsite #6 is wheelchair accessible.

The campground is open year-round.​

 

Camper cabins

Camper cabins are now located on sites 7, 9 and 11.  Cabins feature interior electricity and potable water (outside) and are non-smoking. Pets are prohibited, with the exception of service animals and authorized search and rescue dogs.

Cabin #9 is wheelchair accessible.

 

Group camping

A portion of the park has been set aside as a primitive camping area for organized groups. There are four sites available that can each accommodate up to 30 people. Each site has picnic tables, a fire pit and a grill. Drinking water and waterless toilets are located nearby. Reservations are required for use of the area. Group camping is available year-round.

 

NOTE – Gate access for campers:

Park gates are closed and locked at posted closing times for your protection. There will be no exiting or entering the gates after the closing time. All visitors who are not spending the night need to be out by closing time. If you leave the park and do not return before closing time, you will not be able to re-enter. Check with the park office during office hours for the after-hours emergency phone number. Please notify camp hosts for emergencies only.

Upcoming Events:

Friday, November 27, 2020 - 11:00am
Saturday, November 28, 2020 - 3:00pm
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 5:00pm