It's Take a Child Outside Week! Bring your kids out to Pettigrew State Park for a Storywalk Hike . StoryWalk is simply a book and a walking path combined. Our story of the week is "I Don't Like Snakes". Stop by the park office, tell park staff about the book, and get a prize!
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.
Check back closer to October for more details.
Come enjoy Pettigrew's fall foliage and discover all that nature has to offer! Join park staff for a hike to Bee Tree Overlook. Meet at the Park office at 2:00 pm. Be prepared for a 3 mile hike. For more information call (252)797-4475.
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 29th. Plan on a 1.5 mile hike. Call the park office for more information (252)797-4475.
Bring in the new year hiking the trails at Lake Phelps. Whether you’re interested in starting a New Year resolution of fitness, nature appreciation or learning about the environment, make hiking at Pettigrew State Park one of your family traditions. 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.
2252 Lake Shore Road
Creswell, NC 27928
GPS: 35.788863, -76.40381
November - February: 8am - 6pm
March, April, May, September, October: 8am - 8pm
June - August: 8am - 9pm
Closed Christmas Day
8:30am - 6pm weekdays
Closed state holidays