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Carolina Beach State Park

1010 State Park Road, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
+1 910-458-8206
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Sorry I’m from Long Island

Really carolina beach is just ok . I’m spoiled having grown up on Long Island . My biggest problem... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jrscooter
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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Great Place to Hike!

We visited with our dog while staying nearby. We were here twice and really enjoyed hiking in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tom551
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Parsons, West Virginia
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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1010 State Park Road, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
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+1 910-458-8206

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really carolina beach is just ok . I’m spoiled having grown up on Long Island . My biggest problem was access and signage . What the place needs is more public parking . More beach area , although I do appreciate a short walk to...More

Thank jrscooter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited with our dog while staying nearby. We were here twice and really enjoyed hiking in the park. It made a nice diversion was being at the beach. The park opens at 8:00 and there is plenty of parking and no admission fee. The...More

Thank Tom551
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a treat seeing fly traps, sundew and pitcher plants in their natural habit! Small visitors center but worth a trip inside. Easy trails with views of native plants, swamps and the cape fear river.

Thank Lara U
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Once again most of the beach shops and restaurants are closed for the season. This has a nice boardwalk area and places to sit. If get sandy there is shower heads to rinse off. This weekend rib fest was being held out here.

Thank mollie b
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Viewed all three carnivorous plants on an easy walk. Also observed a fox squirrel. Trails along the water und long leaf pines . Nice visitor center and campground looked nice.

Thank richlee1975
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We were tent camping on a bicycle trip and this campground was excellent. Good shower and bathroom facilities; picnic table; electric outlet for recharging devices; and very shady. Easy to find and naviigate throught he park.

Thank JoeC6549
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

They have good trails to walk your dog and it is actually has a boat ramp. They have picnic tables. Restrooms and places to change clothes.

Thank Enjoyyourlifetothefullest
Reviewed 20 October 2017

My husband and I had planned to camp in the mountain's but the storm decided we camp elsewhere. We used to fish here when our kid's were small so we decided to go back down memory lane. Camping sites have a good amount of distance...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We are full time RVer's camped here for a few days. This is a beautiful, well kept camp ground. There is a Marina here for boaters. Only criticism is the gates are closed at 9 PM and we have to be back or we have...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

As usual kids will enjoy a lot in sand and sea water. They were playing endlessly. For swimming, this beach is not the best. Sea is not shallow to enjoy water, it’s deep as we go 5-7 feet inside. We spent around 3-4 hours and...More

Thank vikas k
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Traveling-A-Plenty
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???
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Traveling-A-Plenty
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.
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Maritza Z
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.
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