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Great place to drive and park at your beach spot

I have lived in ILM for 18 years and I love Freeman Park. The day pass is expensive and the yearly... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
Stephanie W
via mobile
Great place to find seashells

Freeman Park requires a permit and only 4-wheel drive vehicles are allowed. It is expensive for... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2018
carolynf507
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Wilmington, United States
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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

I have lived in ILM for 18 years and I love Freeman Park. The day pass is expensive and the yearly is not cheap but if you live here it’s less stressful than parking and worrying about a parking meter. Is it family oriented? Yes...More

Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Awesome place to go for nature walks..Fishing hiking boats ..just a beautiful Pease full place to go and enjoy nature.

Thank kingstella46
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Very interesting historical viewpoint. The views of the ocean and the mysterious rocks are beautiful.

Thank Danielle M
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

This is in fact a hidden gem that most do not know about once you get a bit away from the coast. We have been to this beach a couple times now and people still have no idea where I went. This beach is a...More

Thank ldegonzague
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Brings me back to a time when cars were on the beach when I was little growing up in Bflo, NY. Spend the whole day at the beach, have a picnic or grill on a small grill...just a fun family time!

Thank Melanie K
Reviewed August 17, 2018

We wanted to get my mother down to the ocean. We rented a four wheel drive from SunFun and drove onto the beach, we set up our stuff and my mother was able to walk a few feet to stick her toes in the sand/ocean!!!!...More

Thank carmenBSC
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Great day at the beach and my daughter enjoyed every minute of burying my son and me having to help him out of it

Thank scotk430
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Brought friends that had never drove out on beach with us. They really had a great time and are wanting us to take them again.

Thank CRUMPLER64
Reviewed July 9, 2018

It was a great beach to visit, lots of families and groups. North Carolina has pretty beaches. No complaints about the area.

Thank Morgan W
Reviewed June 21, 2018

Freeman Park requires a permit and only 4-wheel drive vehicles are allowed. It is expensive for visitors so most visitors are local. You can walk into the park on the ocean side if you park on the North End of Carolina Beach. This is a...More

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Miguel J
June 26, 2018|
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Response from Jack L | Reviewed this property |
freeman park is 1st come 1st serve !
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Kristen C
April 15, 2018|
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Response from troncalli01 |
only 4-wheel drive is allowed on the beach. AWD has to park in the designated parking lot at the entrance.
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