Pettigrew State Park, Creswell
Categories: State Parks, Nature & Parks
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.A visit to Pettigrew State Park represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Creswell trip generator to plot your vacation.
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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 ... read more »
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 do... read more »
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.
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