Cliffs of the Neuse State Park  »  Hours of Operation

The park's annual Trunk-or-Treat event is scheduled for Halloween Friday, Oct. 31, at the Swim Lake parking lot. Park staff will host a costume contest for kids, serve hot dogs and drinks at the concession, and show Halloween movies on the beach, and offer a "Haunted Canoe Ride" for children. To host a trunk-or-treat vehicle, please contact the park office at (919)778-6234. ... details ±
Mill Creek Crossing may be flooded due to high river levels. Hikers may use dam spillway crossing to reach Bird and Galax trails if needed. Check with a ranger. ... details ±

Park Hours: June-August 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
September, October, March-May 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
November-February 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Visitor Center: 9:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m. daily including weekends

Family Campground: Open year-round; reserve online or by phone reservation or check-in on site.
Group Sites Campground: Open year-round by phone reservation only. Call 1-877-7CAMPNC.