Carolina Beach State Park

Carolina Beach State Park

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  • Seasons - Year-round


  • 1010 State Park

    Carolina Beach,   NC   28428

Non-electric campsites with showers, fire ring with grill, picnic tables, and drinking water.

Wind your way through intriguing trails of natural habitats, try your luck at fishing or take a boat out for a spin- these are just some aspects of the wondrous Carolina Beach State Park. Enjoy camping overnight in this 761 acre park of lush lands featuring many indigenous species of plants and animals including the coveted Venus Flytrap. For your convenience the park has a marina providing access to some of North Carolina's best fishing spots. It also has a secluded camping area beneath towering trees and miles of hiking trails that traverse a variety of distinct habitats so you can enjoy the true natural environment of the area.

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1010 State Park
Carolina Beach NC 28428


Latitude: 34° 2' 45.5994" / Longitude: -77° 54' 49.32"

Special Directions:

Carolina Beach State Park is located off US 421 in New Hanover County on Dow Road, 10 miles south of Wilmington. From Raleigh, take Interstate 40 east. After approximately 122 miles, the interstate turns into NC 132. Continue south on NC 132, driving through Wilmington. US 421 will join NC 132; continue south on US 421. After driving across Snow's Cut Bridge over the intracoastal waterway, turn right at the second stoplight onto Dow Road, and follow the signs to the park entrance, which is on the right on State Park Road.

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