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First Day Hike

Pettigrew State Park
Date of Event: 
Mon, 01/01/2018 - 2:00pm

Bring in the new year hiking the trails at Lake Phelps.  Take in some of the scenic views around the lake and discover why Pettigrew State Park is a popular destination for winter waterfowl viewing. Binoculars are recommended but not required. Meet at the park office at 2:00 p.m. to start this program.  Be prepared for a 3 mile hike.

Dugout Canoe Demonstration

Pettigrew State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 09/30/2017 - 10:00am

Stop by to see a park ranger demonstrate how dugout canoes were made by Native Americans.  Demonstration will take place between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. on September 30th.  Meet near the picnic area behind the office.

Day After Thanksgiving Day Hike

Pettigrew State Park
Date of Event: 
Fri, 11/24/2017 - 1:00pm

Hike away those holiday calories!  Join Park staff at Pettigrew State Park for a leisurely walk and learn about some of the park's interesting features.  Meet at the park office at 1 p.m. on Friday, November 24th. Call the park office for more information (252)797-4475.

Photography Hike -CANCELED

Pettigrew State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 11/11/2017 - 10:00am

Join a park ranger for a photography hike Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 10 a.m.  Be prepared to hike 1.2 miles. Bring a camera, hiking shoes and eagerness to photograph the beautiful landscape at Pettigrew State Park.  

Into to Landscape Photography

Pettigrew State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 10/28/2017 - 11:00am

Bring your camera and join us on a 1-mile photography hike. Park ranger and nature photographer Chase Bennett will share tips for best capturing the natural beauty of our lovely park. Wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather.

Warrior Games

Pettigrew State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 09/02/2017 - 2:00pm

Pettigrew State Park is offering you a unique opportunity to test your inner warrior. How so?  Did you know that many of the modern sports that we have today evolved from games that Native American's once played? That's right! Sports such as soccer, hockey, football, lacrosse, basketball, and cricket are just a few of these modern sports.

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

Pettigrew State Park
Date of Event: 
Mon, 08/21/2017 - 1:00pm

Glasses will be distributed starting at 1:00 pm at the Pettigrew State Park Office.  Bring water, blankets, sunscreen, chairs and umbrellas.  The partial eclipse starts at approximately 1:20 pm, is at the maximum at 2:45 pm, and ends at 4:00 pm.

Dragonfly Detectives

Pettigrew State Park
Date of Event: 
Mon, 07/24/2017 - 9:00am
Tue, 07/25/2017 - 9:00am
Wed, 07/26/2017 - 9:00am
Thu, 07/27/2017 - 9:00am
Fri, 07/28/2017 - 9:00am

 Pettigrew State Park presents Dragonfly Detectives!! Come join us in participating in a Dragonfly Detectives citizen science project. Participants will have an opportunity to participate in real science and learn about the natural world through hands-on activities.

Owls of Pettigrew State Park

Pettigrew State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 08/19/2017 - 7:00pm

Join a Park Ranger for a fascinating look at one of nature\'s most successful winged predators. Be prepared for a .5 mile hike to try and catch a glimpse of these silent predators. Call the park office at (252)797-4475 for more information. Wear appropriate footwear for hiking and bring bug spray!!