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Alerts and Closures

 

Current alerts for North Carolina state parks:

 

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 5:23pm
Morrow Mountain State Park
Trail Closures

The Morrow Mountain, Sugarloaf, Fall Mountain, and Laurel Trails are currently open. All other trails are closed temporarily due to storm damage. 

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:15pm
Kerr Lake State Recreation Area
Current park status

Kerr Lake partially reopened on Thursday, September 20 at a limited capacity. The lake level is 308.75 and appears to have crested, which is a little lower and quicker than earlier predictions. Flooding is extensive and the majority of campsites and many other facilities have been closed through Wednesday, September 26. Park personnel had to remove electrical boxes from many electric sites and take other precautions to protect facilities. Personnel will evaluate impacts on Monday and Tuesday, September 24 to 25, to determine if more facilities can reopen by next weekend. The camping reservation system call center is currently contacting customers with reservations on impacted sites. Customers affected by the flooding can get a full refund or transfer their reservation.

The facilities currently on the closure list are:

BULLOCKSVILLE
All campsites closed due to campground road flooding.
Bullocksville Boat Ramp

COUNTY LINE
Campsites  1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 14, 15, 16D, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31D, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 54D, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 67,68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 74, 75D, 77, 80, 81
*The Wildlife Resources Commission boat ramp at County Line is open.

HENDERSON POINT
All campsites due to campground road flooding.
Henderson Point Group Area
Henderson Point Picnic Shelters #1, #2 and #3
Henderson Point Boat Ramps at Shelters #2 and #3

HIBERNIA
Area 2 Campsites:  81, 82D, 84, 85, 86, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, H-1
Hibernia Group Area
Hibernia Picnic Shelter
Hibernia Campground Boat Ramp.

J.C. COOPER CAMPGROUND
Campsites 1-79 and H-3 closed due to campsite and road flooding (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 33, 34A, 34B, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41D, 43, 44A, 44B, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 54, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 67, 69, 70, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 103, H3)
J.C.  Cooper Group Area
J. C. Cooper Boat Ramp

KIMBALL POINT
Area 1:  All of Area 1 closed (Campsites 1- 37D and H-1) due to water crossing the road
Area 2:  46, 47, 48, 50, 51, 52, 53, 55, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78D
Kimball Point Picnic Shelter
Kimball Point Picnic Area
Kimball Point Boat Ramp

NUTBUSH
Area 1:  Close all of Area 1 due to water crossing the road.
Area 3:  51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 59, 61, 87, 88, 94, 95, 100, 101, 102, 107, 108, 109
Nutbush Area 1 Boat Ramp
Nutbush Area 3 Boat Ramp.
*Nutbush Area 2 Boat Ramp is open.

SATTERWHITE POINT
Shelter #1
The public boat ramp operated by Satterwhite Point Marina is closed.

The bridges on Anderson Creek Road, Jacksontown Road and Nutbush Road are all flooded and closed.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 12:35pm
New River State Park
Some areas of the park are open

Day Use: Kings Creek Access
Camping: US Hwy 221, Drive-To (RV) Campground, US Hwy 221 Walk-In and Wagoner Access Walk-in
All other areas (Alleghany and Riverbend)are closed until further notice.
Please check back on our website regularly for updated information.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 9:21am
Cliffs of the Neuse State Park
PARK OPEN

Cliffs of the Neuse State Park is open as of Monday, September 24th. The Lake Trail is open. All other trails are closed due to flooding and hazards that remain. They will be opened as the water recedes and as staff are able to repair them. *NOTE: All of the water has the misquitos out in droves--we recommend bug spray!

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 9:20am
Lake Waccamaw State Park
Park has reopened

Lake Waccamaw State Park is open. Campsite #5 remains closed due to repairs. Trails will remain closed and reopen as park staff clear debris. Please do not enter areas that have been closed off.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 8:05am
Lake James State Park
All mountain biking trails are CLOSED today

The mountain biking trails will be closed today. Be advised that the directions of Tindo and Wimba Trails will be changing on September 28, 2018. Tindo Trail will be going in a counterclockwise direction and Wimba Trail will be going in clockwise direction. If the time stamp on this alert is more than 24 hours old, please feel free to call the park office at 828-584-7728 for the most up-to-date information.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 8:08am
Lake James State Park
Park has reopened

Lake James State Park is now open. Please exercise caution during your visit as park staff work on clearing debris.

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 5:02pm
Falls Lake State Recreation Area
Main phone lines are still down at the park office

Please call 919-676-1029 to reach our office during regular business hours.

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 2:06pm
Goose Creek State Park
TRAILS CLOSED

All trails are currently closed due to damages to boardwalks and flood debris making them impassable.

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 2:32pm
Fort Macon State Park
Park has reopened

Fort Macon State Park is now open. Exhibit rooms at the fort remain closed due to water damage.

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