The Cliffs of the Neuse swim lake will be open Memorial Day Weekend--Saturday, May 26th to Monday, May 28th and the next weekend--Saturday, June 2nd and Sunday, June 3rd.
After June 8th the park's seasonal staff will be out of school and the lake will be open Monday-Sunday until Labor Day Weekend, weather and staff permitting.
There is NO swimming if a lifeguard is not present.
Swimming/Bathhouse for adults (ages 13 and up): $5.00
Swimming/Bathouse for children (ages 4-12): $4.00
Times for the swim lake will be 10AM-6PM.
We will have canoes, kayaks, peddle boats, and paddle boards for rent ($5 for the first hour; $3.00 for every hour thereafter).
All purchases are final.Posted on: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 1:55pm
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 120 people, has two fireplaces, and has access to drinking water and restrooms. The shelter is not handicap-accessible.
The park also has camper cabins located in the family campground (sites 7, 9, and 11) These cabins sleep six (6) in two rooms with a double bed and two sets of bunkbeds. Each cabin has electrical receptacles and a heating and air-conditioning unit. Outside cabin amenities include a picnic table, charcoal grill and a fire ring. Site 9 is ADA compliant/accessible. Cabins are non-smoking. Pets are strictly prohibited, with the exception of service animals and authorized search and rescue dogs.
The auditorium accommodates up to 60 people, and has video projection equipment. Water fountains and restrooms are nearby. Reservations are required. Please call the park for more information.
The classroom accommodates up to 20 people, and has a smartboard. Water fountains and restrooms are nearby. Reservations are required. Please call the park for more information.
Cliffs of the Neuse State Park
Winter (Dec., Jan., & Feb.):
7am - 6pm
Spring (March & April):
7am - 9pm
Fall (Oct. & Nov.):
7am - 8pm
9am - 5pm daily, 7 days a week. Visitor Center may be closed for one-hour at midday on weekends.