We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Great Dismal Canal

2356 US Highway 17 N, Camden, NC 27976-9417
+1 252-771-8333
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Nice walk

Love this trail. It's peaceful and quite beautiful. Lots of wildlife (birds, fox, squirrel, maybe a... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2016
DenJeaBul
,
South Mills, North Carolina
Awesomeness nested away ..

Love this park! Fun for anyone who loves the outdoors. You never know what you might see.. From... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2016
Keeterbarn Corn... F
via mobile
Read all 7 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
27 Jun 2016
“Nice walk”
26 May 2016
“Awesomeness nested away ..”
LOCATION
2356 US Highway 17 N, Camden, NC 27976-9417
CONTACT
Website
+1 252-771-8333
Write a ReviewReviews (7)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Filter
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Love this trail. It's peaceful and quite beautiful. Lots of wildlife (birds, fox, squirrel, maybe a bear :)

Thank DenJeaBul
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Love this park! Fun for anyone who loves the outdoors. You never know what you might see.. From otters to bluebirds, maybe even take a canoe ride.. Fun for all ages.

Thank Keeterbarn Corn... F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed May 20, 2016

The Great Dismal (Swamp) Canal nature walk is a quiet respite from the rat race of life. The information center operated by the Park Service is well worth the time and you'll also want to spend a few minutes learning some of the fabled history...More

Thank Doug P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed strolling along canal...great museum...nice picnic areas..can kayak...use smaller boats...bike ride...

Thank gypsy4747
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed June 10, 2015

This is a state park in North Carolina about 3-miles south of the NC-VA state line. The park straddles the Great Dismal Swamp Canal with parking on the east side and a visitor's center on the west side. The visitors center is accessed via a...More

Thank Kenneth H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed June 14, 2014

My wife and I both love the walking trail; we ride our bikes and walk and really enjoy the views. They now have doggie rest stops complete with bags for proper disposal.

Thank Terry K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed January 29, 2012

Exploring the canal by boat may be the best way to go. Learn about its history and experience the wildlife.

1  Thank Robert B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Camden Hotels
Travelers Inn
33 reviews
23.08 km away
Days Inn by Wyndham Elizabeth City
158 reviews
24.28 km away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Elizabeth City
194 reviews
24.56 km away
Comfort Inn Elizabeth City
91 reviews
24.90 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Southland Restaurant and Catering
132 reviews
15.37 km away
Corapeake Country Restaurant
12 reviews
19.30 km away
El Potrillo
43 reviews
16.32 km away
Sakura Hibachi and Sushi Bar
33 reviews
16.33 km away
Nearby Attractions
Dismal Swamp State Park
47 reviews
.29 km away
Currituck County Welcome Center
13 reviews
15.24 km away
Dismal Swamp Canal Welcome Center
6 reviews
.43 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Great Dismal Canal staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit