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DNCR Adverse Weather Closings


Due to expected extreme weather conditions, the following venues will be closed or opening on a delayed schedule:

State Parks

The following parks closed *through at least* Monday Sept 24. The closures will be extended if the park isn’t safely accessible by that date.  
•    Goose Creek State Park
•    Hammocks Beach
•    Fort Macon
•    Carolina Beach
•    Fort Fisher
•    Lake Waccamaw
•    Lumber River
•    Singletary Lake
•    Jones Lake
•    Cliffs of the Neuse
•    Jones Lake
•    Carvers Creek
•    Raven Rock
•    Jordan Lake

Historic sites  

•    Aycock 
•    Bentonville 
•    Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson (likely for some time) 
•    Fort Fisher (closed through Saturday)
•    CSS Neuse but NOT Caswell building... (The Caswell building is an Emergency closure to staff and public.) 
•    Town Creek Indian Mound (will open Thursday) 
•    Battleship NORTH CAROLINA 

•    Alamance Battlefield 
•    Bath 
•    Bennett Place 
•    Charlotte Hawkins Brown
•    Duke Homestead 
•    Edenton 
•    Fort Dobbs 
•    Halifax 
•    Horne Creek 
•    Polk 
•    Reed 
•    Somerset 
•    Stagville 
•    State Capitol
•    Transportation Museum
•    Vance Birthplace 
•    Wolfe 
•    Roanoke Island Festival Park 

•   House in the Horseshoe 


The N.C. Museum of History, N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences, and N.C. Museum of Art are open and operating on a normal schedule. Prairie Ridge Ecostation is also open.
The N.C. Maritime Museums at Southport and Beaufort remain closed, but the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras has reopened. 
The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art is closed until Wed., Sept. 19. 
The Natural Science Museum’s Branch at Whiteville, is still assessing its situation. 
SECCA closed Thursday, September 13 5:00 pm, and will reopen for regular hours on Wednesday, September 19.

NC Zoo

The North Carolina Zoo is open 

All other venues within the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources currently are on a normal schedule. Please check with any site you are planning to visit via social media channels (facebook or twitter) for their most up-to-date information. This page will be updated when we recieve more information.