The swim beach remains CLOSED. There are no boat rentals.
Trails and restrooms are open. All campsites, including group campsites, are open; reservations are required.
The visitor center is open. A properly worn mask or face covering, covering both the nose and the mouth, is required to enter the visitor center.
Please note that this alert is updated only when something changes. Generally, state parks are following the phased reopening statewide. As of October 3, we are following modified Phase 3.Last updated on: Monday, October 5, 2020
If you have a camping reservation and will be arriving after park hours please call the park, during park office hours, to obtain information on how to access the campground after park hours.Last updated on: Friday, September 11, 2020
Contact the park
4117 N.C. 242 N.
Elizabethtown, NC 28337
GPS: 34.6827, -78.5954
- 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
- Monday to Friday:
8:00am to 5:00pm
- Closed state holidays
Facilities for rent
Check the reservations website for availability and prices.
In addition to campsites, you can reserve the following facilities at this park:
Unreserved picnic shelters are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. However, the shelters are very popular, so reservations are strongly suggested.
The picnic shelter accommodates up to 100 people. Water, restrooms, concession stand, volleyball court, swimming canoeing, and boating are nearby. The shelter is handicap accessible.
The auditorium is located in the visitor center and accommodates up to 75 people. Exhibits, classroom, drinking water and restrooms are nearby. The building is handicap accessible. Reservations are required; please contact the park.
The classroom is located in the visitor center and accommodates up to 35 people. Exhibits, auditorium, drinking water and restrooms are nearby. The building is handicap accessible. Reservations are required; please contact the park.