Pettigrew State Park, Creswell

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#112 of 142 in Nature in North Carolina
Pettigrew State Park is a North Carolina State Park in Tyrrell and Washington Counties, North Carolina in the United States. It covers 5,830acre around the shore lines of Lake Phelps and the Scuppernong River. The park's developed facilities are south of U.S. Route 64 near Roper and Creswell, North Carolina. Pettigrew State Park is open for year-round recreation, including hiking, camping, fishing, boating and picnicking.Pettigrew State Park is named for Confederate General J. Johnston Pettigrew, who lived in a nearby home. It surrounds Somerset Place, a North Carolina state historic site that includes a restored 1830s plantation house and outbuildings that can be toured, including reconstructed slave quarters.
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  • 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...  more »
  • 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...  more »
  • 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...  more »
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  • Clear skies and tranquil waters create a gorgeous place to watch the sun set and the Milky Way emerge. Limited hiking trails provide little other than a way to get your steps in for the day; the dock right by the ranger station is home to the best views. Firewood for sale is cheap and only a little moist.
  • If plain camping is your thing, you'll enjoy. No near by quick marts for forgotten items. Lake Phelps borders or Pettigrew State Park borders all around lake. Reservations for sight is for one night and pay to stay.
  • Fantastic place to camp! My dad and I camped here on a spring break trip to Cape Hatteras. We camped here after a day's drive from Asheville. The place is very historical, given the Pettigrew's local significance and Somerset Place. The lake extends beyond the eye can see and is certainly ideal for recreation. We would've camped here again had the weather been better the next year.
  • Beautiful place I didn't know was here right on the water.
  • So peaceful 😎💙✌👍
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