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Pettigrew State Park

2252 Lake Shore Rd, Creswell, NC 27928-9180
+1 252-797-4475
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Don't use site #1 if you have an rv

This little park is nice, quiet, beautiful and peaceful.....but if you are using an RV to camp here... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Kim G
Sarona, Wisconsin, United States
Great Birding

I visited the park for the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count on December 27, 2016. Even though... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
North Carolina
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2252 Lake Shore Rd, Creswell, NC 27928-9180
+1 252-797-4475
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

This little park is nice, quiet, beautiful and peaceful.....but if you are using an RV to camp here stay clear of site #1. It's a nice large site but the driveway to get into it is narrow because of a very large tree. The worst...More

1  Thank Kim G
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I visited the park for the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count on December 27, 2016. Even though I'm a native and lifelong resident of North Carolina, I had not visited this park or Lake Phelps before. I was very impressed with the diversity of wildlife...More

1  Thank moeron
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We camped here for 3 nights over the Thanksgiving holiday. A beautiful, peaceful, quiet place for people who love nature as we do. The campground is small and basic with no hookups but the bathroom is super clean with nice hot showers. Staff are very...More

2  Thank Merrill L
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I feel like it was hard to find the information I needed to visit this park. We did have a picnic here after visiting the Somerset plantation. We were hoping to be able to swim, paddle boat, canoe or kayak but options were very limited....More

2  Thank carrielynnethen
Reviewed 25 August 2016

If you park at the park office, and walk past all the picnic tables, there is a very nice boardwalk to your left. Off this boardwalk, is a short boardwalk to a dock with 2 benches and ladders to go down into the shallow, clear...More

Thank momdzall
Reviewed 19 June 2016

I was only there for a few moments, but didn't see anything other than a boat ramp. I did see a camping area and some picnic tables, but that was pretty much all.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 1 June 2016

On a road trip and stopped here for picnic. Park is small but the staff are friendly. Lots of picnic tables with a shelter and water. Short walk to Phelps Lake which is the second largest natural lake in NC. Saw lots of turtles and...More

1  Thank Greg W
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Very small campground. Well maintained.This campground has no water, electric, or sewer hookups. There are water spigots to use. Bathrooms have clean showers. Just a very short wide groomed walking trail to Sumerset Plantation. This is worth the guided tour of buildings and homestead. The...More

1  Thank Beverly B
Reviewed 22 January 2016

We came here to look for a geocache that is part of a Civil War Series. There were only a couple hours of daylight left when we arrived, so we didn't get to spend as much time exploring as I would have liked. I'm not...More

Thank deeremom430
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

A really good place for wildlife. Beautiful lake, great for sunsets. Well kept trails for hiking and biking as well. Pit restrooms at the overlooks.

Thank gudguy
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