Pettigrew State Park


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Pettigrew State Park


Location:7 miles south of Creswell, off US 64.
Facilities:13 campsites without hookups, 1 primitive group camp, showers, picnic area, picnic shelters, trails, boat ramp, fishing pier, exhibit hall (@di, @di).
Activities:Camping, sailing, canoeing, windsurfing, water-skiing, lake fishing, hiking, bicycling, cultural history programs, nature programs.
Special Features:Park features North Carolina's second largest natural lake, 16,600-acre Lake Phelps, known throughout the East for its bass fishing. Park is also home to the longest Indian dugout canoe in North Carolina and the second oldest in the nation, radiocarbon dated at 4,400 years.
Address:2252 Lake Shore Rd
Creswell, NC 27928

Phone:252-797-4475
Fax:252-797-7405
Web: ils.unc.edu/parkproject/visit/pett/home.html
Size: 3,141 acres (includes Scuppernong River).

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Shearin should know; he is superintendent of North Carolina's Pettigrew State Park, down on the coastal plain, where a mere 1,200 acres of forest lays claim to seven state champion trees (including the national champion swamp-bay and co-champion coastal plain willow).