The Cliffs of the Neuse swim lake will be open Memorial Day Weekend--Saturday, May 26th to Monday, May 28th and the next weekend--Saturday, June 2nd and Sunday, June 3rd.
After June 8th the park's seasonal staff will be out of school and the lake will be open Monday-Sunday until Labor Day Weekend, weather and staff permitting.
There is NO swimming if a lifeguard is not present.
Swimming/Bathhouse for adults (ages 13 and up): $5.00
Swimming/Bathouse for children (ages 4-12): $4.00
Times for the swim lake will be 10AM-6PM.
We will have canoes, kayaks, peddle boats, and paddle boards for rent ($5 for the first hour; $3.00 for every hour thereafter).
All purchases are final.Posted on: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 1:55pm
Rangers hold regularly scheduled educational and interpretive programs about Cliffs of the Neuse State Park. Check the Events calendar for more information. To arrange a special exploration of Cliffs of the Neuse State Park for your group or class, contact the park office.
Educational materials about Cliffs of the Neuse State Park have been developed for grades 6-8 and are correlated to North Carolina's competency-based curriculum in science, social studies, mathematics and English/language arts. The Cliffs of the Neuse program introduces students to basic geologic concepts, including geologic history, fossils and prehistoric life, and erosion. Accompanying the program is a teacher's booklet and workshop, free of charge to educators.
Cliffs of the Neuse State Park
Winter (Dec., Jan., & Feb.):
7am - 6pm
Spring (March & April):
7am - 9pm
Fall (Oct. & Nov.):
7am - 8pm
9am - 5pm daily, 7 days a week. Visitor Center may be closed for one-hour at midday on weekends.