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Cliffs of the Neuse State Park

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Cool, Quiet, Relaxing

On the way home from an unusually long educational symposium, decided to enter the Cliffs of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Goldsboro, North Carolina

It was a great celebration with movies at the park and movies down by the water. They had fire pits... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
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240 Park Entrance Rd, Goldsboro, NC 28578-8968
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the way home from an unusually long educational symposium, decided to enter the Cliffs of the Neuse State Park. The beautiful lake was surrounded by magnificent trees of every description . Several young boys were fishing in the lake, others used their poles from...More

Thank scottssauce
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

It was a great celebration with movies at the park and movies down by the water. They had fire pits located around the movie viewing area to held knock off the chill

Thank dpike814
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Cliffs of the Neuse is a great place to get in touch with nature. The newly renovated cabins and campsites are nice! The trails are lovely, but beware, some have carpenter ants that will bite (just a fact of nature!) You can also pay to...More

Thank ad9891
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

It's a great place to go and walking. Lots of paths and a great workout on climbing stairs. Wear tennis shoes or footwear closed because ants are bad. Watch where you step. Enjoy the views!!!

Thank Mendy23
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

We got here early and found out you can't swim. About 2 park ranger told us we could swim in the shallow area. I walked the lake trail and then swam for a hour.

Thank Lester E
Reviewed 31 May 2018

This is what a State Park looks like when the employees love their park but the state gives them no money to maintain their park. I stayed here on a rainy weeknight in May and my family was more-or-less the only people here. We never...More

1  Thank kedalion1
Reviewed 17 May 2018

I like to take my son and our dog out on the trails. They are pretty easy trails and they seem to be getting better as the years pass. Now I'm ready to take my youngest out for his first excursion onto the nature trails.

Thank Jordan R
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our hike to see the cliffs, the trail is easy and the views are great. This was a great stopover for my family.

Thank James G
Reviewed 14 April 2018

The Visitors Center is one of the largest and nicest we have seen in NC State Parks with exhibits and a place to sit and enjoy a great view. The Park has many facilities. We rode to the overlook to see the river. The main...More

Thank RaleighNCtravel
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Their is a nature attraction for all family members. If you have a short time, don't miss the 350 yard trail overlook, you can park next to it. Great view of the top of the cliffs to the river bottom. Their is also a bathroom...More

Thank Zephyr_Travel
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Cheryle H
22 February 2018|
Response from Angela H | Reviewed this property |
Check their website- I didn’t take any this trip. 😁
27 May 2017|
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Response from Randy L |
yes in the river but not the lake