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Pettigrew State Park is now open. Please exercise caution during your visit as park staff work on clearing debris.

 Posted on: Tuesday, September 18, 2018
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.

 

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!

Date of Event:
Mon, 09/24/2018 - 8:00am to Sun, 09/30/2018 - 8:00pm
Start Location:
Lake Shore Trail Parking Area

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.

Date of Event:
Sat, 10/06/2018 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Park Office

Join staff at Pettigrew State Park for a spooky fun time with our family friendly haunted hike.  We will have smores and apple cider!

Date of Event:
Fri, 10/19/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Start Location:
Picnic Area

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.

Date of Event:
Sat, 11/03/2018 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Park 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 23rd. Plan on a 1.5 mile hike. Call the park office for more information (252)797-4475.

Date of Event:
Fri, 11/23/2018 - 1:00pm
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

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