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Sunset over Lake Phelps at Pettigrew State Park
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Do not depend on GPS to locate Park Office   

Do not depend on GPS to locate the park office.  The following directions will get you to the main access of the park.  From HWY 64 take exit 558 and follow the signs for approximately 8 miles to the park office.  You are not required to travel any dirt roads to reach the park office.

 Posted on: Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 4:26pm
Lake Level    

The current lake level is 10.85' MSL. Most boats should have little problem launching. 

 Posted on: Monday, September 4, 2017 - 5:06pm
Events and Programs

Pettigrew State Park offers a variety of learning opportunities for all ages. Typically led by park rangers, these interpretive programs allow the public to gain perspective into what makes North Carolina state parks naturally wonderful. ​

Most of the events are free, though some require pre-registration. All give park visitors deeper insight into the natural world. Call the park office for more information.


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.

Date of Event:
Fri, 11/24/2017 - 1:00pm
Start Location:
Park Office

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. Call the park office for more information at 252-797-4475.

Date of Event:
Mon, 01/01/2018 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Park Office

Pettigrew State Park

2252 Lake Shore Road
CreswellNC 27928
Latitude: 35.788863
Longitude: -76.403810

Park Hours:

November - February: 8am - 6pm
March, April, May, September, October: 8am - 8pm
June - August: 8am - 9pm
Closed Christmas Day

Park Office
8:30am - 6pm weekdays
Closed state holidays