The swim lake has closed for the day, Monday, July 23rd, due to inclement weather.Posted on: Monday, July 23, 2018
The swim lake is open 10AM-6PM Monday-Sunday, weather and staff permitting until Labor Day weekend.
Boats are availible for rent 10AM-4:30PM, staff permitting.
The park has canoes, kayaks, peddle boats, and paddle boards for rent. The first hour is $5; $3.00 for every hour thereafter.
There is NO swimming if a lifeguard is not present. If there is only one lifeguard on duty, the dive plateform will be closed.
Swimming/Bathhouse for adults (ages 13 and up): $5.00
Swimming/Bathouse for children (ages 4-12): $4.00
The concession stand at the lake only accepts cash. If you need to pay with a credit card or check you will need to go to the visitor center first. Keep in mind, on weekends the visitor center closes for 1 hour in the afternoon.
All purchases are final.Posted on: Monday, July 9, 2018
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, bathouses 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, 26, 28 and 30 (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 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.
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.