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Carolina Beach State Park

1010 State Park Road, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
+1 910-458-8206
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A long ride but worth the trip

My wife and I decided to ride our bikes from home to the park. We didn't check to see how far it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carolina Beach, North Carolina
via mobile
Gorgeous area

So beautiful and peaceful here- every time we come, we see deer! The dock is so nice and we got... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Charlotte, North Carolina
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1010 State Park Road, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
+1 910-458-8206
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I decided to ride our bikes from home to the park. We didn't check to see how far it was because we were determined to enjoy our adventure. We stopped at the visitor center when we entered the park. After reading the...More

Thank Jerry_Bagnell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So beautiful and peaceful here- every time we come, we see deer! The dock is so nice and we got to see the crabs!!

Thank pppnikki306
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice place to go for a family picnic,hike,and camping.Has plenty of security.It's off the road aprrox 1 mile,sorta secluded,has a boat ramp and a swimming area.Really nice area for a getaway.

1  Thank gary o
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great beach, nice waves great for surfing and boggy boarding. Recommend this beach to families since its quite and clean

1  Thank Luis M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice ocean seaside area in Carolina Beach Park. The sand her is like silk. Not sure why it more fine than along the ocean outside the park, but is noticeably soft.

1  Thank Jan B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Loved this beach. Nice and quiet without all the hotels and businesses around. Picked up several nice shells and sharks teeth.

1  Thank Corina M
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This state park is a nice, pet and family friendly place to take an easy hike. The trails are mostly shaded, easy to follow, and well maintained. The visitor center and the marina both have indoor restrooms. No matter the season, don't forget bug spray....More

Thank Kelsey B
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We made our reservations 8 months in advance and couldn't wait for the August weekend. The campground is lovely and the electric sites are awesome - we had site 002. The bath house is not very conveniently located for this loop. We took a Ranger...More

1  Thank benooch67
Reviewed 10 August 2017

If you are looking for a quiet, family-friendly campground, this is a great place to stay on your next beach vacation! Despite the name, there is no swimming within the park--but there is plenty of beach nearby (I'd recommend Kure Beach if you like a...More

1  Thank Carla F
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We were looking for some nice walking/hiking trails. We were very pleased. Was able to load a park map on my phone and follow trails fairly easily. Nice shaded trails. Some boardwalks over swamps. Fairly typical southern piney forest. Nice view of the Cape Fear...More

Thank Humdinger04
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12 September 2017|
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Response from EG54 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is conducive to riding bikes. It would take about 20 minutes???
12 September 2017|
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Response from gigoodies | Reviewed this property |
Five minute drive but they are only open Saturday and Sunday now.
5 August 2017|
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Response from Sneaky007 | Reviewed this property |
There is no day use fee. However, there are specific open and closing hours and the gate is locked while the park is closed. Fires are allowed in designated areas only, such as the campground, no beach fires.