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. To host a trunk-or-treat vehicle, please contact the park office at (919)778-6234. ... details ±
High water levels on the Neuse River have blocked park's Mill Creek crossing to the Bird and Galax Trails. See ranger staff for alternative hiking route. All other trails open. ... 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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