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Alerts and Closures

 

Current alerts for North Carolina state parks:

 

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 2:34pm
Singletary Lake State Park
Park has reopened

Singletary Lake State Park is now open. Please note that the park does not currently have telephone or internet service.

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 11:08am
Raven Rock State Park
PARK CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Raven Rock State Park is closed until further notice. For your safety and the safety of park staff, please do NOT enter the park while it is closed. Park staff are working on clearing storm debris and will reopen the park when it is safe to do so.

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 10:08am
South, Jones Lake State Park
Park is open; all trails and fishing pier remain closed

Jones Lake State Park is reopening on Monday, September 24. All trails and the fishing pier remain closed until further notice. For your safety and the safety of park staff, please do NOT enter areas that have been closed off. Park staff are working to clear storm debris and other safety hazards.

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 10:01am
Hammocks Beach State Park
PARK CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Hammocks Beach State Park, including all islands, is closed until further notice. The visitor center and mainland property have a scheduled reopening date of October 1. Ferry service is terminated for the rest of the 2018 season, as there are no docks. Kayak launch is closed. All campsites are closed through at least October 31.

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 10:22am
Crowders Mountain State Park
Canoe rentals are permanently suspended

Personal non-motorized boats may be launched in the lake. Call the park office for additional information: 704-853-5375. 

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 10:20am
Carvers Creek State Park
Carvers Creek State Park is open

Carvers Creek State Park is back open and operating on normal park hours. Park is open daily 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and the office is open daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 9:55am
Lumber River State Park
Park has reopened, but several areas are still flooded

The Princess Ann access at Lumber River State Park is reopening Monday, September 24. Trails and campgrounds are still closed due to flooding, and will reopen once the waters have receded and park staff have cleared safety hazards. The Chalk Banks access remains closed with a scheduled reopening of Thursday, September 27. For your safety and the safety of park staff, please do NOT enter closed off areas.

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 9:29am
Carolina Beach State Park
PARK CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Carolina Beach State Park is closed until further notice. For your safety and the safety of park staff, please do not enter the park while it is closed. Staff are working on clearing storm debris, and the park will reopen once safety hazards have been removed.

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 8:41am
Eno River State Park
Quarry Trails Under Water

Portions of the trails around the Eno quarry are under water.  it is impossible to walk the loop around the quarry.

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 2:07pm
Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
PARK RE-OPENING!

Fort Fisher State Recreation Area will re-open on Friday, September 21st at 8am. The trail will remain closed as it has sustained significant damage.  The four wheel drive gate is not working properly, park visitors will still need to purchase a permit in the park office.  Staff have removed lots of safety hazards and debris from the beach, but if you notice a safety concern please notify park staff immediately. 

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