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.
Pettigrew State Park
Join a Ranger to learn about the animals that call our park home. For more information call (252)797-4475.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!!