Cliffs of the Neuse State Park  »  Photo Album

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 ±
Annual Christmas Flotilla on the lake planned for Friday, Dec. 5. ... details ±

  • WelcomeA view of the Neuse River.
  • ActivityThe river and its tributaries are home to bluegill, largemouth bass and several species of catfish.
  • TrailsSix different trails wind through the park.
  • EducationBoy Scouts explore the park.
  • CampingThe park offers tent, trailer, and primitive group campsites.
  • FloraCypress knees on the 350 Yard Trail.
  • VolunteersThis Youth Conservation Crew built and replaced rail fencing at the park.
  • ExhibitsVisitors enjoy the educational exhibits.
  • ActivityThe 11-acre lake is perfect for swimming and boating.
  • FaunaA common buckeye butterfly.
  • ParkLayers of sand, clay, seashells, shale and gravel form the multicolored cliff face.
  • ScenicA perfect day at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park.
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