Pettigrew State Park, Creswell

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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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  • Lake was awesome, campground is very nice. The bitting insects were out in full force, bring buckets of bug spray. Humidity was 95%, next time I am bringing swimming trunks to keep cool.
  • Such a beautiful pristine lake. Very peaceful. Nice clean native campgrounds. Within walking distance to Somerset plantation.
  • It's an hour drive from Outer Banks. Very good camping spot near Outer Banks as most of the camping spots in or near Outer Banks are expensive or closed during winter or spring. Showers and toilets are provided in this park. Also, this park is nearby to the lake and a farm with beautiful houses. Highly recommended.
  • The park rangers were very nice, and when we went the campground was basically empty. The showers and bathrooms were also in nice shape.
  • Help you to appreciate your family history

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