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First Day Hike

Pettigrew State Park
Date of Event: 
Tue, 01/01/2019 - 1:00pm

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 1:00 p.m. to start this program.  Call the park office for more information at 252-797-4475.

Owl Prowl

Pettigrew State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 07/14/2018 - 7:00pm

Join a Park Ranger for a fascinating look at one of nature's most successful winged predators. We will take a short hike to try and catch a glimpse of these silent predators. Be prepared for a 1 mile hike. Call the park office at (252)797-4475 for more information.

Cemetery Hike

Pettigrew State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 12/08/2018 - 1:00pm

Enjoy an afternoon hike to one of Pettigrew State Parks' most popular historical landmarks. We will be hiking to the Pettigrew Family Cemetery. Along the way, we will discover some of Pettigrew's most scenic spots and maybe even catch a glimpse of some of our local wildlife. Be prepared for a 3 mile hike and dress for the weather.

Day After Thanksgiving Day Hike

Pettigrew State Park
Date of Event: 
Fri, 11/23/2018 - 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 23rd. Plan on a 1.5 mile hike. Call the park office for more information (252)797-4475.

Algonquin Indians

Pettigrew State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 11/03/2018 - 2:00pm

It's National Indian Heritage Month! Come learn how the Algonquin Indians lived in this area thousands of years ago.  We will have several demonstrations and a craft.

StoryWalk at Pettigrew State Park

Pettigrew State Park
Date of Event: 
Mon, 09/24/2018 - 8:00am

It's Take a Child Outside Week! Bring your kids out to Pettigrew State Park for StoryWalk. StoryWalk is simply a book and a walking path combined. Our story of the week is "Be a Friend to Trees". Stop by the park office, tell park staff about the book and get a prize!

Fall Hike

Pettigrew State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 10/06/2018 - 2:00pm

Discover all that nature has to offer! Join park staff for a fall hike to discover the flora and fauna of Pettigrew State Park.  Meet at the Park Office at 2:00 pm.  Plan on a .5 mile hike. Bring bug spray. For more information call (252)797-4475.

Perseids Meteor Shower

Pettigrew State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 08/11/2018 - 8:30pm

Come out and view one of the most spectacular meteor showers of the year.  Meet in the office parking lot.  Bring a chair or blanket and bugspray.  May be cancelled in case of inclement weather.

Grandparents Day

Pettigrew State Park
Date of Event: 
Sun, 09/09/2018 - 2:00pm

In celebration of National Grandparents Day and State Parks' 2018 theme of Fishing Fun, we invite the senior anglers to bring out their grandkids and try fishing Lake Phelps.