Carolina Beach State Park

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Carolina Beach State Park

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  • Seasons - Year-round


  • 1010 State Park Rd

    Carolina Beach,   NC   28428

Enjoy 761 acres of natural beauty at the Carolina Beach State Park. 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.

Camper cabins are also now available. Plus, the park's family campground is located in a wooded area near Snow's Cut. Pine and oak provide shade for 83 campsites, including two wheelchair-accessible sites. Each site is equipped with a picnic table and grill. Drinking water and restrooms with hot showers are located nearby.

Two group camping sites also available for organized groups but are accessible by foot only.

Not all campsites have identical amenities. Please contact us for camping fee information.

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1010 State Park Rd
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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