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Peaceful creek at Medoc Mountain State Park
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*** Paddlers Alert ***   

There is a full blockage on Little Fishing Creek at the mouth of the Bear Swamp Creek.  The exact location is: 36.25784, -77.88398 or approximately 1,000 feet downstream from Medoc State Park Road.  Portaging around the blockage will be very difficult to almost impossible.  Paddlers are encouraged to carry their canoes or kayaks over the foot bridge from the Discovery Loop to the Dam Site Loop and enter the creek there.  Park staff may be able to assist with transporting canoes or kayaks to this location if arrangements are made prior to arriving at the park.  We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

 Posted on: Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 8:20pm

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.


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.


Medoc Mountain State Park

1541 Medoc State Park Road
HollisterNC 27844
Latitude: 36.263900
Longitude: -77.888300

Park Hours:

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

Park Office and Visitor Center:

Saturday - Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
Thursday & Friday: 8am - 8pm

All Park Areas Are Closed Christmas Day