Alerts and Important Information
Alcoholic beverages and fireworks are prohibited. Firearms are prohibited except for with the proper license.
Campers must check in at the marina before setting up on their campsite.
You may not gather firewood in the park.
Fires must be attended at all times by a person 16 years of age or older and completely extinguished before leaving camp.
No vehicular access in or out after closing hours.
Pit toilets are available, but no shower facilities. Water is not available on site. Water is available at the visitor center, picnic area or marina. Each site contains two picnic tables, two fire rings and one pit toilet.
Group camps are for organized groups only.
Pets are allowed except in park buildings. They must be on a leash no longer than six feet and cannot be left unattended. All pets should have current rabies vaccination. Owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets.
Groups that exceed 7 persons will be charged an extra $2 per additional camper upon check-in.
Site 1 - Maximum of 25 people. Site 2 - Maximum of 35 people.
Quiet Hours are 11:00 PM - 7:00 AM. No generators, loud music or loud talking allowed during these hours. Posted quiet hours are enforced.
North Carolina state park rules and regulations are posted in each park and enforced by rangers. A copy of the rules and regulations are available at the marina and/or visitor center. Violating these rules and regulations is a misdemeanor and may result in a fine and revocation of permit.
Campsites are accessible from the Flytrap Trail, 400 yards from the Nature Trail Lane parking lot.
State vehicle and traffic laws are enforced. The park wide speed limit is 25 mph. The campground speed limit is 15 mph.
Unlicensed vehicles, motorcycles, golf carts, ATV's and mini-bikes are prohibited with the exception of mobility-aid devices used by a mobility-impaired person. All vehicles are prohibited from walkways, trails and other areas not designated for such purposes.
Bicycles are not allowed on any trail within the park. There is a town maintained bike path just outside the park gate.
North Carolina state parks are wildlife sanctuaries; no hunting is allowed and collecting plants, minerals and artifacts is prohibited. State fishing regulations are enforced. A North Carolina Coastal Recreation Fishing License is required to fish in the park and surrounding areas.