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Current park closures

PARK CLOSURES INFORMATION — as of FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12

Prior to your visit, please check the information below or call the park office for the latest conditions.

NOTE: FOR YOUR SAFETY AND THE SAFETY OF PARK STAFF, PLEASE DO NOT ENTER AREAS THAT HAVE BEEN CLOSED OFF.


PARK
CURRENT CLOSURES (Parks and accesses at recreation areas that are not listed are open in full.)
CHIMNEY ROCK
Park will reopen at 10 a.m. on Friday, October 12.
CLIFFS OF THE NEUSE
Bird and Galax Trails are still closed due to safety hazards from Hurricane Florence.
 
The family campground is closed due to previously planned renovations.
ENO RIVER
Holden Mill and Pump Station trails are still closed due to damage from Hurricane Florence.
FALLS LAKE
Several low-lying areas are partially flooded.
Sandling Beach:     
The entire area is closed for the remainder of the year. Picnic shelter reservations are cancelled and refunded.
FORT FISHER
The Basin Trail is still closed due to damage from Hurricane Florence.
FORT MACON
Exhibit rooms at the fort are closed due to damage from Hurricane Florence.
GOOSE CREEK
Live Oak, Huckleberry and Tar Kiln trails are open. All other trails remain closed due to damage from Hurricane Florence.
GORGES
Raymond Fisher campground is closed (due to previous bear activity).
GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN
Park remains closed as of Friday morning, October 12. Possible reopening at 2 p.m. on Friday, but it may be delayed due to trail damage.
HAMMOCKS BEACH
Trails, campgrounds and all islands are still closed due to damage from Hurricane Florence. There is no ferry service or kayak launch.
HAW RIVER
Park is closed as of Thursday, October 11.
JONES LAKE
All trails and the fishing pier are still closed due to damage from Hurricane Florence.
JORDAN LAKE
Several campgrounds, day-use areas and boat ramps remain closed due to flooding and damage from Hurricane Florence.
KERR LAKE
Several campsites are closed from Friday, October 12 through Thursday, October 18. Please check the park page for the full listing.
LAKE JAMES
Mountain bike trails are closed on Friday, October 12.
LAKE WACCAMAW
Lakeshore and Connector trails are still closed due to damage from Hurricane Florence.
LUMBER RIVER
Several trails and campsites are still closed due to damage from Hurricane Florence.
MEDOC MOUNTAIN
Mountain bike trails are closed as of Thursday, October 11. Air Awareness Trail is closed (due to previous construction).
MORROW MOUNTAIN
Some trails are still closed due to damage from Hurricane Florence.
NEW RIVER
Due to flooding, U.S. 221 and Wagoner walk-in campgrounds are closed until Monday, October 15, as well as campsites at Alleghany and Riverbend access.
PETTIGREW
Morotoc Trail is closed.
PILOT MOUNTAIN
Bridle trails and the North River section at Bean Shoals access are closed.
RAVEN ROCK
Avent's Creek access, bridle trails and bike trails are closed.
 
All campgrounds are closed.
SOUTH MOUNTAINS
The park, including all campsites, is closed through Sunday, October 14.
STONE MOUNTAIN
Primitive backpack sites E and F are closed.
 
Horse bridle trails are closed.