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Live Oak, Huckleberry and Tar Kiln trails have reopened.  All other trails are currently closed due to damages to boardwalks and flood debris making them impassable.

 Posted on: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
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.


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.

Date of Event:
Sun, 12/23/2018 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
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.

Date of Event:
Sat, 12/29/2018 - 11:00am
Start Location:
Campground Parking Lot

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.

Date of Event:
Tue, 01/01/2019 - 10:00am
Start Location:
Last Parking Lot on Main Road

Goose Creek State Park

2190 Camp Leach Road
WashingtonNC 27889
Latitude: 35.481853
Longitude: -76.901410

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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