Moore's Knob at Hanging Rock State Park in Danbury
Wild horses on Rachel Carson Reserve near Beaufort
Hemphill Bald Trail in North Carolina's Great Smoky Mountains
Sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean on the Currituck Outer Banks
Uwharrie National Forest in central North Carolina
Linville Falls, Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 316 in the High Country
Beauty that surrounds and welcomes you
North Carolina has long been known for its natural beauty – a reputation that’s celebrated in superlatives from mountains to coast. Here you can hike the highest peak in the East, explore the most-visited national park, wander the continent’s oldest mountains and rivers, climb “America’s Lighthouse” and see the first national seashore.