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Swim Lake Dates   

Open through August 27; and Sept. 2-4 only. 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 a.m.-6 p.m. 

 Posted on: Friday, August 4, 2017 - 10:39am
Paddle Rentals Not Available...    

Due to reduced staffing, Cliffs of the Neuse State Park will close its boathouse on the following dates: August 11, 17, 18, 22, 23, 25, 28-31, and September 1.

After Aug. 25, the swim lake will only be open on the weekends of August 26-27 and September 2- 4. 

 Posted on: Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 1:35pm
Family Campground Closed Through October   

See park news for more information.

 Posted on: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 3:57pm
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.
 

Join a ranger for one last hike before school starts.

Date of Event:
Fri, 08/25/2017 - 5:30pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Join a ranger on the lake for a beginner kayak paddle
Registration required! Call the Visitor’s Center @ (919) 778-6234 to register.
 

Date of Event:
Tue, 09/12/2017 - 5:30pm
Start Location:
Swim Lake Beach

Join a ranger for some roasted marshmallows and chat by a fire.

Date of Event:
Fri, 09/22/2017 - 5:30pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Join a ranger to paddle from the Park to Seven Springs
Registration required! Call the Visitor’s Center @ (919) 778-6234 to register.
 

Date of Event:
Fri, 09/29/2017 - 10:00am
Start Location:
Meet at 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.