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Wonderful place!

Loved all the walking trails! Saw my first pileated woodpecker and fox squirrel here. Plenty of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Whitsett, NC
Strolling or Fishing

A quiet spot to hang out.Waterfront views and great trails for walking.Many places to wet a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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1010 State Park Road, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
+1 910-458-8206
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved all the walking trails! Saw my first pileated woodpecker and fox squirrel here. Plenty of trails and wildlife! Can't wait to go back

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank iteach3sjb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A quiet spot to hang out.Waterfront views and great trails for walking.Many places to wet a hook..Great facilities for boat lovers and lots of bird action..

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank cullenhead
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

This park has a little bit of everything- for everyone. You can take short walks or combine them for hikes through wetlands with rare native plants, find a young longleaf pine forest, and picnic in dunes near the water. It’s great for kids and photographers....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RalphandDoro
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Nice park, campsites and cabins available! Nice little store too, found extendable sand dipper for beach combing far less than tourist attractions rates. We stopped in on Wednesday as Hurricane Michael was making his way up to the Carolinas. The girl working in the store...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Denise F
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We have gone to Carolina Beach State Park several times and it was a wonderful experience each time. The search for the very special Venus Fly Trap plants is a fun adventure. We also rented kayaks and traveled the inlet to a small island, and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mikethecane2019
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

I love this place. My family loves to hike the trails since they are shaded in the Summer. They have cabins you can rent or reserve a campsite pitch your tent or camper. If you have a boat they have a boat ramp and Nauti...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed September 23, 2018

The ecosystem is truly unique at Carolina Beach and I'm so grateful that the state preserved such an ample portion - of an otherwise hot tourist destination area - to keep natural. When walking the trails it is easy to be immersed in three different...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RebekahCarmichael
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

If you are not familiar with this area of North Carolina coastline, this State Park is a must see! The coast is stunning, and the park has the most beautiful loblolly pine forests. The waters run majestic, and it is just a hop and skip...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kellykantzgift
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Well maintained state park with some camping ares for tents and rvs. Kept clean and very quiet like most NC State parks.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank fmattship
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Awesome Park. Will visit again soon. Staff was friendly and professional. Historically correct information shared.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Danielle M
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Jessica h
February 7, 2019|
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Response from jeanettelamm | Reviewed this property |
i just went and visited for the day I never used a cabin I am sorry I cannot help you with this
August 25, 2018|
Response from Audra I | Reviewed this property |
When we were there the gates were never locked. We went out for dinner and returned around 1am. There were no issues with not being able to get back in.
June 23, 2018|
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Response from Marty H | Reviewed this property |
Go to Campsitephoto and read their comments and you can look at the sites. Also read the reviews at Campendium and search Things to do Carolina Beach (Tripadvisor) I use these instead of Campers advice. Some will give out... More