Due to high water conditions, Bee Tree overlook is closed. The rest of Bee Tree Trail is open. Morotoc Trail is flooded 0.2 miles past the Moccasin overlook. Please call the park office for more details.
Lake Level is 11.67 with about 4.2 feet of water in the ramp area. Most boats will have little difficulties loading/unloading.
Canoe Artifacts have been moved to East Carolina University for restoration and are temporarily off exhibit. Please contact the park office at 252-797-4475 for more information.
Updated: 2015-06-06 10:05:49
Alert: Visitors using GPS or Google Maps to reach Pettigrew State Park
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People using GPS and Google Maps are experiencing incorrect directions to Pettigrew State Park. Please do not rely on the directions given by GPS to get you to the park. It is not possible to get to the park office going down Holland Road. To get to the park office take Hwy 64 toward Creswell. Take exit 558 (Alligood Rd). Follow the signs approximately 8 miles to the park entrance. All roads leading to the main park entrance are paved. For more information call (252)797-4475
Updated: 2014-08-05 12:43:59
Pettigrew State Park is an ideal blend of nature, history and recreation.
Fish or launch a canoe from Cypress Point.
Travel the park's scenic trails and 350-foot boardwalk.
Park rangers lead educational and interpretive programs at the park.
The park offers tent and RV camping in secluded campsites.
Spanish moss is found in the park.
Along the river are some of the largest individual Atlantic white cedars.
Explore historic Somerset Place.
Visitors enjoy Indian Heritage Week.
Visitors may spot fox, bobcat, raccoon, mink, muskrat and otter.
Ducks, geese and swans use Lake Phelps as a primary wintering ground.