Meet at the visitor center to learn all about the life and biology of black bears by taking a virtual tour of Eastern North Carolina. You will discover when and where is the best place to view these sometimes-elusive animals.
Events and Programs
Flatty Creek trail remains closed indefinitely due to damages to the boardwalk from Hurricane Florence. Ivy gut trail has some boardwalk damage. Although Palmetto Boardwalk trail has damage at one end, it is partially open from the visitor center. All other trails are open at this time.Posted on: Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Goose Creek 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.
This presentation will introduce all the wonderful things you can find at the park from recreational opportunities to our wonderful natural communities. This is great for first-time visitors or anyone wanting to get to know the park. Meet in the auditorium in the visitor center.
Join us around the campsite as we learn a few simple recipes and cooking techniques to try on your next camping adventure. Dress appropriately for the weather. Due to limited space, please call the office at 252-923-2191 to register for this program. Park in the primitive campground parking lot and meet at campsite #1.
Come out and enjoy the first day of the year at Goose Creek State Park. Start off the year with a hike along the Pamlico River while looking for waterfowl and other wildlife along the way. Dress for the weather and meet in the last parking lot on the main road.