Alerts and Important Information
Alcoholic beverages and fireworks are prohibited. Firearms are prohibited except for with the proper license.
Pets are allowed except in park buildings and swim areas, but they must be on a leash no longer than six feet and cannot be left unattended.
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.
November - February Check In: 8 a.m., Check Out: 6 p.m. March - April Check In: 8 a.m., Check Out: 8 p.m. May - August Check In 8 a.m., Check Out 9 p.m. September - October Check In: 8 a.m., Check Out: 8 p.m.
NC resident or non-resident fishing license required where fishing is available.
Gates lock at specific hours posted upon entering the park throughout the year.
North Carolina state park rules and regulations are posted in each park and enforced by rangers. Violating these rules and regulations is a misdemeanor and may result in a fine and revocation of permit.
Special Activity shall be required for special events like weddings, bike events, festivals, etc. Please contact park office.
State vehicle and traffic laws are enforced, and the speed limit is 25 mph unless otherwise posted.
North Carolina state parks are wildlife sanctuaries; no hunting is allowed and collecting plants, minerals and artifacts is prohibited. State fishing regulations are enforced.