River Park North

  • ADDRESS 1000 Mumford Road, Greenville, NC 27858

This beautiful natural area encompasses 324 acres of land and 1.2 miles of water along the Tar River for camping, hiking, fishing, water activities, and educational programs. The on-site Walter L. Stasavich Science and Nature Center offers opportunities to learn about science and nature in Eastern NC with a variety of exhibits, including a turtle touch tank, 10,000 gallon freshwater aquarium, live snakes, and more. Listed on the NC Birding Trail, you may see Bald Eagles and Osprey fly overhead, along with Yellowthroat, Indigo Bunting, and Blue Grosbeak throughout the park, as well as wad-ing birds and other wintering waterfowl at the lakes. Visitors can enjoy:

  • 5 ponds, 2 piers
  • Rental fishing boats
  • Pedal boating (seasonal)
  • 3 primitive campsites
  • 2 Drive-to campsites
  • Wildlife observation platforms
  • 3 Hiking trails
  • 2 Picnic Shelters with Grills
  • 40 total picnic tables
  • Sand volleyball court
  • Fossil pit
Park Operating Hours
  • Summer Hours (May 1-August 31): 6am – 8pm
  • Fall Hours (September 1-October 31): 7am – 7pm
  • Winter Hours (November 1-February 28): 8am – 5pm
  • Spring Hours (March 1-April 30): 7am – 7pm