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Neuseway Nature Park

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Relaxing and entertaining

Neuseway Park is a calming adventure for both the parents and the kids. Just steps from downtown... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
seapatches
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Kinston, North Carolina
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I stopped in to see what I have been driving by for years. I never knew there is so much stuff to... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
Lester E
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Maysville, North Carolina
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401 W Caswell St, Kinston, NC 28504-4800
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

Neuseway Park is a calming adventure for both the parents and the kids. Just steps from downtown, alongside the Neuse River the kids can enjoy a well equipped and safe jungle gym / swings, search for dinosaur bones, enjoy a nature walk, ride a train,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

I stopped in to see what I have been driving by for years. I never knew there is so much stuff to see. I found out that they have camping spots and a planetarium and train. I will return and go camping in the fall.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Lester E
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

If you love nature, history and science you will enjoy this nature preserve. Bring a picnic, lots of fun for small children. We saw a blue heron and a deer on the drive in to the park.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful park that runs along the river with a pavilion available for reservation and porch swings along a trail. Enjoy this outdoor area with family, friends, couples, or alone. A nearby park has plenty of fun features to enjoy shooting up 3 stories in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank denaf3120
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Very nice nature center, small animal zoo, park and museum. I didn’t realize Kinston has a planetarium. They gave a very nice show, with a video of a possible trip to the moon, followed by a docent guided tour of the constellations projected on the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

The Neuseway Nature Park is a really great park. It has plenty of free parking and gorgeous views on the water. There is a playground for the kids too. It is near a campground and just a great place to relax for a bit and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

The grounds were nice and there were several animals to view in what they call the cave. Also a big playground

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Dianne S
Reviewed February 17, 2018

Great park for children. There is a nice campground within the Nature Park. There is a small gift shop. It would be a great break for travelers or someone camping.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Wade S
Reviewed October 2, 2017

This place has limited live creatures to view (snakes, lizards, etc), but is interesting and clean, well kept. The science building offers some more interesting exhibits and items and the grounds are well groomed....(playground for kids).

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank r1manchester
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

This is one of the biggest catfish I've seen in person. This gentleman has caught the fish when the water level was high. Bring a stiff rod because your ultra lite rod might not be enough.

Date of experience: September 2017
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