Park Rules


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Rules and Regulations

Help preserve our natural resources by observing the following:

• Permits are required for overnight camping
• Hunting and trapping are not permitted. Do not feed or frighten animals.
• Fishing regulations of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission are enforced.
• Do not litter. Maintain a clean environment – place trash in proper containers.
• Fires are permitted only in designated areas.
• Firearms and fireworks are not permitted.
• The possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited.
• North Carolina motor vehicle and traffic laws apply in the park.
• Pets must be on a leash no longer than six feet.
• Camp in designated areas by permit only. Campers must register
  with a ranger or at the park office.
• No registration for canoe in campsites. Operate on first-come,
  first-serve basis.
• State park land is scattered along 115 miles of the river; when
  traveling the waterway, respect the rights of private property owners
  and avoid trespassing on private land along the riverbanks.