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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.

 

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.

Date of Event:
Sat, 09/30/2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Start Location:
Picnic Area

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

Date of Event:
Sat, 10/07/2017 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Park Office

Come out to Pettigrew State Park and enjoy a hayride, stories, and smore's.

Date of Event:
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Start Location:
Park Office

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.

Date of Event:
Sat, 10/28/2017 - 11:00am
Start Location:
Park Office

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.  

Date of Event:
Sat, 11/11/2017 - 10:00am
Start Location:
Park Office
Contact:

Pettigrew State Park

2252 Lake Shore Road
CreswellNC 27928
Phone252-797-4475
pettigrew@ncparks.gov
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