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Swim Lake Closure   

The swim lake is closed until further notice due to a shortage of lifeguard staff. Swimming, wading, and boating will not be allowed in the swim lake in any capacity for visitor safety concerns. The beach area is open for recreation, however, no pets are allowed on the beach.

 Last updated on: Friday, July 16, 2021

Visitor Center Open on Limited Basis   

The Visitor Center will be open on a limited basis while staff vacancies are being filled.

For park maps and brochures, passport stamps, and camping information, please visit the Camp Store located at the Family Campground. The Camp Store is open 9:00am to 8:00pm daily. 

 Last updated on: Thursday, July 1, 2021

Map of North Carolina – Cliffs of the Neuse State Park

Contact the park



Visitor center

240 Park Entrance Road
Seven Springs, NC 28578

GPS: 32.2354, -77.8932



  • 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


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




Scheduled events

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.

There are no scheduled events at the park at this time. Please contact the park office for more information or check back again soon.