Sunday, Oct. 4th, 3pm
Discover your navigation skills and put them to the test. We will be learning how to use a map and a compass to find some pirates treasure. Supplies are limited to please call to reserve your spot,
919-778-6234. Meet in the Lake Parking Lot.
Saturday, October 10th, 9:00am
Take a guided walk as we quietly search for and discuss fall birds. Participants are encouraged to bring binoculars if they have them, the park will not be providing binoculars. This program will feature an easy 1-mile hike, please bring comfortable walking shoes. Meet at the Visitor Center.
Sunday, October 11th, 3:00pm
Why do some trees lose their leaves and others keep them? Join us as we look at the fall colors and discuss what makes them change. This program will feature an easy 1-mile hike, please bring comfortable walking shoes. Meet at the Picnic Shelter.
Creepy Critter Night Hike
Saturday, Oct. 17th, 7pm
Wooo is roaming around in the dark? Join us for a night hike where we’ll learn about some local nocturnal animals – the scary and not so scary ones. Meet in the Lake Parking Lot.
Sunday, Oct. 18th, 6pm
What do we think of when we think Halloween? Pumpkins, Bats, Spiders, Snakes…a lot of things we can find outside! Come out to the park for some seasonal fun as we learn about a few of our favorite Halloween topics while enjoying the warmth of a campfire. Meet at the Overlook Amphitheater.
The Naval Stores Industry
Saturday, October 24th, 3:00pm
Have you ever heard of Naval Stores? The park was once home to this industry of harvesting the sap of living Longleaf pines. Join us as we learn about the parks’ historic land uses and view an elderly pine tree with a story to tell. This program will feature an easy 1-mile hike, please bring comfortable walking shoes. Meet at the Picnic Shelter.
History of the Cliff
Sunday, October 25th, 3:00pm
Cliffs of the Neuse State Park would not be the same without its prominent namesake. Have you ever wondered what the cliff's origins are? Join us as we explore the story of the cliff from its geology to its human history. This program will feature an easy 1-mile hike, please bring comfortable walking shoes. Meet at the Picnic Shelter.