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Carolina Beach State Park

1010 State Park Road, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
+1 910-458-8206
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LIFEGUARD

My granddaughter and I were at the Beach on Wednesday 7/12/2017 around 10:30. We were ok for a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
virginia15017
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Houston, Pennsylvania
Nice Natural setting in Carolina Beach...........

I stopped in at the Carolina Beach State Park this week while working in the area. It was the first... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pparrothead
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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1010 State Park Road, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My granddaughter and I were at the Beach on Wednesday 7/12/2017 around 10:30. We were ok for a while but then I decided to venture out further into the water. A huge wave came and knocked me down. Between the current and the waves I...More

Thank virginia15017
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped in at the Carolina Beach State Park this week while working in the area. It was the first time I have ever been there and was quite impressed in how well the grounds, entrance , and visitor's center is maintained. Inside the Visitor's...More

Thank pparrothead
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great affordable place camp near the beach. The sites are nice and pretty secluded. The only complaint is that their noise restrictions are pretty loose so you may end up near someone running a generator until 11 pm. Nice trails and awesome...More

Thank Bernard W
Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting Carolina Beach three times a year for the last 9 years we FINALLY visited Carolina Beach State Park and were not disappointed. It is an amazing little spot just blocks away from the main drag of tourism and beach mania. It is NOT...More

Thank Jonni H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The employees at the marina store were the nicest and most helpful people. We tried to find the Venus fly traps on our trail, but we couldn't find them, so that was a disappointment. They aren't labeled and they won't tell you where they are...More

Thank Itraveldou
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Carolina Beach State Park numerous times for hiking and biking and boating. They have campgrounds, nature museum marina & boat ramp.

Thank Earl S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the water. When I get near any body of water, I pretty much want to at least get my feet wet and soak in it. Sadly, the water here in San Francisco is so freaking cold you really have to just do the...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Most beautiful place!! Love the trees and Venus Flytraps and all! The camping is great.. the staff is wonderful

Thank MnVicky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent network of trails for walking and hiking. The Sugarloaf dune is the highest point - 55 feet above sea level. We found venus flytraps and ripe blueberries during our June hike

Thank Sally K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely area with several activities, kayaking, paddle boarding, hiking, etc. Started on one of the short hiking trails and didn't get very far due to the attack of mosquitoes. We had to turn around and leave the trail. Sitting beside of the Cape Fear River...More

1  Thank Victoria R
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j0anm0rell
6 July 2017|
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Response from Gary S | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is parking as stated above, but there is no beach at the Carolina Beach State Park. There is handicapped parking in downtown Carolina Beach, but it is pay parking and is a short walk over to the beach
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tracy g
23 March 2017|
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Response from Janice G | Reviewed this property |
The towns make decisions about whether dogs are allowed on the beaches. Some do, but only during the "off season". Check the town websites. CB State Park does allow dogs, but with restrictions, so I would check with them as... More
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robertspartyof3
23 February 2017|
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Response from Scott P | Reviewed this property |
It borders a river channel behind the park. Which is a nice walk. With a lot of sandy areas to hang out on. But it's about a 10 min car ride to the ocean beach.
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