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Swim Lake To Open Saturday, May 27, 2017   

The park's swim lake season will begin Saturday, May 27, and the lake will also be open on Sunday, May 28, and on Memorial Day Monday, May 29.  The lake will be closed May 30-June 2, and reopen on Saturday, June 3 and on Sunday, June 4.  The swim lake offers swimming and paddling rentals that include canoes, kayaks, and stand-up paddleboards.   The concession stand offers drinks and food including burgers, pizzas, hot pockets, and assorted ice cream snacks.  Hours this season for the lake will run 10:00 a.m.-6 p.m.  

 Posted on: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 5:43pm
Family Campground Closed For Upgrades Through December   

The park's 35-site family campground will be closed to the public through December to accomodate electrical, water, and gray water lines being installed to sites 30, 32, 34 and 1-12 in addition to three new cabins that will be located in sites 7, 9, and 11.  The park's group sites will remain open and reservations may be made by calling 1-877-7CAMP-NC.  Public notice will be made once the project is complete and the campground is reopened this coming fall.

 Posted on: Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 3:29pm
Events and Programs

Cliffs of the Neuse 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.
 

Are you a first time paddler interested in going on one of our river paddle programs? Start out small and join a ranger for a beginners course at our swim lake. 

Registration required! Call the Visitor Center @ (919) 778-6234 to reserve a park vessel. There are 5 canoes availible for the program.

Date of Event:
Tue, 05/30/2017 - 5:30pm
Start Location:
Swim Beach Parking Lot

Come build core strength! A ranger will attempt to lead a yoga class on a paddleboard. The park has 6 paddleboards availible for use, but participants are welcome to bring their own.

Registration required! Call the Visitor Center @ (919) 778-6234 to reserve a paddle board.

Date of Event:
Wed, 05/31/2017 - 5:30pm
Start Location:
Swim Beach Parking Lot

Come build core stregth! A ranger will lead a beginner's paddleboard class. The park has six paddleboards availible for use, but participants are welcome to bring their own paddleboards.

Registration required! Call the Visitor Center @ (919) 778-6234 to reserve a paddleboard.

Date of Event:
Tue, 06/06/2017 - 10:00am
Start Location:
Swim Lake Parking Lot

Are you a first time paddler interested in going on one of our river paddle programs? Start out small and join a ranger for a beginners course at our swim lake.

Registration required! The park has 5 canoes to loan out for this program. Call the Visitor Center @ (919)778-6234 to reserve a park vessel.

Date of Event:
Tue, 06/13/2017 - 10:00am
Start Location:
Swim Beach Parking Lot

Join a ranger for marshmellows and a talk on fire safety.

Date of Event:
Wed, 06/14/2017 - 6:30pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center
Contact:

Cliffs of the Neuse State Park

240 Park Entrance Road
Seven SpringsNC 28578
Phone919-778-6234
cliffs.neuse@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 35.235400
Longitude: -77.893200

Park Hours:

Winter (Dec., Jan., & Feb.): 7am - 7pm
Spring (March & April): 7am - 9pm  
Summer (May-Sept.): 7am - 10pm
Fall (Oct. & Nov.): 7am - 8pm

Visitor Center
9am - 5pm daily, 7 days a week. Visitor Center may be closed for one-hour at midday on weekends.