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Events and Programs

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.

 

Do you know why North Carolina became known as the "tar heel" state?  Join us at the visitor center to learn all about our rich cultural history surrounding the naval stores industry.

Date of Event:
Sat, 03/03/2018 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

As spring approaches, some of our slithery friends can be found basking in the sun.  Take this opportunity to learn about our native snakes.  We will cover venomous vs non-venomous snakes and some basic identification techniques.  We will be using live snakes throughout parts of the program.  Please meet in the visitor center.

Date of Event:
Sat, 03/10/2018 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

This presentation will introduce all of the wonderful things you can find at the park from recreational opportunities to our wonderful natural communities.  Great for first-time visitors or anyone wanting to get to know the park.  Meet in the visitor center.

Date of Event:
Sat, 03/17/2018 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Meet at the visitor center to go over the basics of camping. Learn about fires, camping equipment and other need-to-know information for a successful camping trip.

Date of Event:
Sat, 03/24/2018 - 10:00am
Start Location:
Visitor Center
Contact:

Goose Creek State Park

2190 Camp Leach Road
WashingtonNC 27889
Phone252-923-2191
goose.creek@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 35.481853
Longitude: -76.901410

Park Hours:

November - February: 8am - 6pm
March - May, September & October: 8am - 8pm
June - August: 8am - 9pm
Closed Christmas Day

Park Office
8am - 5pm daily
Closed Christmas Day