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Carolina Beach State Park

Address: 1010 State Park Road, PO Box 475, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
Phone Number: 910-458-8206
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Outdoors
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Type: State Parks, Outdoors

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Palmdale, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

this is a great place for the whole family to spend the summer! love the beach service for chairs and umbrellas, makes it stress free and more time to relax and enjoy. i could definitely be a beach bum here!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The area is very pleasant with plenty of trails and camping area. The marina with boat ramp in very convenient to the Cape Fear River and the Intercostal. The staff is friendly and can be very helpful in answering questions to make you visit first class

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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619 reviews 619 reviews
276 attraction reviews
458 helpful votes 458 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I visited the Carolina Beach State Park in the late afternoon time frame on a fall Saturday with the intent to hike several of the trails. The park is easy to find from downtown Carolina Beach or Kure Beach and offers you the ability to hike, camp and fish. When I first arrived I had planned on stopping at the... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We really always enjoy going to this park with our family. It is very well kept and it is a must do when we come to Carolina Beach.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Marina is greatly improved. If not boating, there are places to cast your line into the Cape Fear River, Benches are available to watch the River & the people. Camp sites are available but have not camped there.

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Morganton, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Special treat from this trip to CB State Park were a crested flycatcher, yellow throated warbler and a merlin chasing a lbj. Wonderful birding on the road to the marina.

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Boone, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

My first experience at Carolina Beach State Park was a solo camping trip in the heat of summer. However, this past weekend, I stayed there with some friends, a family with three young children (7, 5, and 3 years old), in the warm days and cool nights of fall. Once again, Carolina Beach State Park provided a safe, clean, comfortable,... More 

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Grandy, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

we enjoyed the park a couple of times during our stay in the area for fishing. There is a very nice deck built to fish from or you can be more adventurous and fish from the rocks or shore line. The restrooms were very clean and well kept. Lots of trails to hike and picnic areas to enjoy.

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DC
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48 reviews 48 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

What a wonderful park for a picnic and relaxing with a view. The perfect place to view the sunsets. Be sure to stop in the park shop for affordable useable souvenirs and beautiful post cards. One of the nicest places I have been in a long time.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

A great park for viewing Snow's cut and the ship traffic on the Cape Fear River, but what it is most famous for is the Venus Fly Trap! The majority of these plants are located on the Flytrap Trail. They are not easy to find, so I suggest you stop by the visitor's center, located on the right as you... More 

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