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Hidden historical gem.

We camped 1 night, plenty wildlife, beautiful scenery, long boardwalk thu forest. Hugh trees with... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
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I love this place

My family stopped in for a picnic and hike around the lake. The Ranger was helpful and the visitor... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
James G
Summerfield NC
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2252 Lake Shore Rd, Creswell, NC 27928-9180
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We camped 1 night, plenty wildlife, beautiful scenery, long boardwalk thu forest. Hugh trees with trunks you can stand in. Shallow lake perfect for swimming or fishing from boat. Campground was very nice, & facilities were great, sites were large & spacious. We camped in...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

My family stopped in for a picnic and hike around the lake. The Ranger was helpful and the visitor center was nice, the lake is awesome. This is a must see.

Thank James G
Reviewed 19 March 2018

The camping area has nice wooded campsites. The bathrooms and showers are clean. The lake is awesome. There are great walking areas and two piers. We did not have a boat but their is a well maintained boat ramp. Checking in was easy and pets...More

Thank Diane S
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

3  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
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