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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 4 weeks ago
carolynf507
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Wilmington, United States
Freeman Park - AKA: The North End

It was known as the North End before it became Freeman Park. Some locals still call it the North... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2018
Reviewed4You
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United States
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

2  Thank carolynf507
Reviewed May 15, 2018

It was known as the North End before it became Freeman Park. Some locals still call it the North End. You can buy a day pass or season pass, but either way it's pay to drive on the beach. It's very sandy, so have a...More

2  Thank Reviewed4You
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

You must have 4 wheel drive to drive on this beach. They offer beautiful overnight on beach camping. There are porta potty toilets available for use. Great family memories as all can unplug and just spend time together.

1  Thank Christina K
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Great place If you can get down there at the right time. Lots of losers most weekends. Daytime during the week is my favorite time to visit Freeman Park !!

Thank Jack L
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

We visited in October, so we didn't see a lot of people, but we hear this place gets packed. Our experience was great. We recently bought a Jeep Wrangler so it was awesome driving across the sand. We thought the sand would be pretty packed,...More

1  Thank Fifer111
Reviewed September 24, 2017

This isn't really a campground I would say, but more of just going to the beach and staying over night. The "zones" are back sections off the beach roped off and just for you but your neighbors are on the other side of the rope....More

1  Thank Erika H
Reviewed August 14, 2017

We plan on showing up before the eclipse and watching it on beach w/ our special glasses. I drive a Lexus rx300 its a subcompact SUV 4x4. We are bringing our two kids and two small dogs and a couple of kayaks. Will be there...More

1  Thank hiaggy
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Love this beach!! All trucks park in a line leaving a huge area of sand between where everyone parks and the water. Plenty of space to play in the sand or play ball. Water was beautiful with lots of little sandbars. Plenty of port-a-potties. Dominos...More

1  Thank reesa76
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Miguel J
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freeman park is 1st come 1st serve !
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Kristen C
April 15, 2018|
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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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