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Canoeing at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park
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Contact

919-778-6234

cliffs.neuse@ncparks.gov

 

Addresses

Park office

240 Park Entrance Road
Seven Springs, NC 28578

GPS: 32.2354, -77.8932

 

Hours

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

The family campground is closed for reservations and walk-ins due to construction. The bath house is being renovated this year; after completion the bath house will be ADA compliant and feature separate family, men's and women's facilities. Staff will update this alert once the family campground reopens. 

Group camping will remain available through the year, but campers will not have access to showers.

 Last updated on: Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Additional information

There are no entrance fees to enjoy the park. In addition to park-specific rules, please read the systemwide Park Rules for all North Carolina State Parks.

Canoes, kayaks, paddleboards and pedal boats are available for rent at the boathouse from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The cost is $7 for each hour. Pedal boats hold four people; canoes hold two. Cash only.

Swimming at the lake is available Memorial Day through Labor Day. Swim lake times are dependent on staffing, so please call the park office for hours. The cost is $6 per day for adults (13 and over) and $4 per day for children ages 3 to 12.

Permits

Event permits. Some events—such as weddings, athletic contests, company parties, etc.—may require a Special Activity Permit. If you're unsure whether such a permit is necessary for your event, call the park office beforehand. You can download a Special Activity Permit application or obtain one from the park office.

Research and collection permits. A permit is required for any project involving the collection, removal or disturbance of any natural or cultural resource of any state park unit and for projects that require placing monitoring equipment in any state park unit. Learn more about research and collection permits or fill out a permit application online.

A $25 fee will be charged for all returned checks.

 

Upcoming Events:

Friday, December 13, 2019 - 5:00pm
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 5:00pm
Friday, December 20, 2019 - 5:00pm