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Campground Closure due to Tropical Storm Isaias   

Due to potentially damaging winds and power outages from Tropical Storm Isaias, the campgrounds at the park will be closed Monday, August 3 - Wednesday August 5, 2020.  Please contact the park or visit the park's website for the latest updates and closures.

 Last updated on: Monday, August 3, 2020

Current status of facilities at Goose Creek State Park   

Campsites are now open for reservations, with the exception of group campsites, which remain closed. All other reservable facilities are unavailable at this time.

The swim beach remains CLOSED.

Most trails at the park are open, with the exception of trails that were already closed due to previous damage. The visitor center also remains closed. Parking is limited, please do not block the flow of traffic. Boat ramps at Dinah's Landing remain open. Park gates will close at sunset.

All events and programs have been CANCELED until further notice.

 Last updated on: Saturday, August 1, 2020


Map of North Carolina – Goose Creek State Park


Contact the park
 

252-923-2191

goose.creek@ncparks.gov
 

Address
 

Visitor center

2190 Camp Leach Road
Washington, NC 27889

GPS: 35.4818, -76.9014
 

Hours
 

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  • November to February:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
     
  • March to May:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • June to August:
    8:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • September to October:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • Open daily:
    8:00am to 5:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

 

 

 

Additional information

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.

Boating and Fishing

Regulations of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and Marine Fisheries apply. State fishing licenses are required.

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 application 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.