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Lake Closed Monday, July 23rd   

The swim lake has closed for the day, Monday, July 23rd, due to inclement weather.

 Posted on: Monday, July 23, 2018
Swim Lake Times   

The swim lake is open 10AM-6PM Monday-Sunday, weather and staff permitting until Labor Day weekend.

Boats are availible for rent 10AM-4:30PM, staff permitting. 

The park has canoes, kayaks, peddle boats, and paddle boards for rent. The first hour is $5; $3.00 for every hour thereafter.

There is NO swimming if a lifeguard is not present. If there is only one lifeguard on duty, the dive plateform will be closed.

Swimming/Bathhouse for adults (ages 13 and up): $5.00
Swimming/Bathouse for children (ages 4-12): $4.00

The concession stand at the lake only accepts cash. If you need to pay with a credit card or check you will need to go to the visitor center first. Keep in mind, on weekends the visitor center closes for 1 hour in the afternoon.

All purchases are final.

 Posted on: Monday, July 9, 2018
Fees/FAQs/Rules

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.

Pedal boats and canoes are available for rent at the boathouse from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The cost is $5 for each hour. Pedal boats hold 4 people; canoes hold 2.

Swimming at the lake is available Memorial Day through Labor Day from 10am to 5:30 pm. Swimming is permitted only when lifeguards are on duty. The cost is $5 per day for adults (13 and over) and $4 per day for children ages 3-12.

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 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.

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

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Winter (Dec., Jan., & Feb.):
7am - 6pm
Spring (March & April):
7am- 8pm 
Summer (May-Sept.):
7am - 9pm
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.