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Carolina Beach State Park

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Address: 1010 State Park Road, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
Phone Number: 910-458-8206
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Ahhhhhhh.....need I say more!?

The waves crashing in, the sand in the toes, sunshine warming the skin . . . it's a great place to kick back and relax and there's so much beach that you're not tripping over... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Merrill, Wisconsin
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Apex, North Carolina
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have been to this park a few times in the past 2 years and both times had been an enjoyable ride and break from hustle of beach. There are several trails for hiking but no bikes are allowed on trails and the last time we went were very muddy due to enormous amount of rain fall the prior days... More 

Thank KevinTAPEX
Merrill, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The waves crashing in, the sand in the toes, sunshine warming the skin . . . it's a great place to kick back and relax and there's so much beach that you're not tripping over other people on a normal day.

Thank pearls2find
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, United States
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42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little park south of Wilmington, NC. It protects 761 acres of coastal habitat. Great trail system and a great campground. Campground has shower facilities but no power at campsites. It is geared more toward tent camping than RV.

Thank Rick A
Denver, Colorado
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our dog for a walk in the park. Felt safe as families were enjoying the park. There was good parking and plenty of parking. There are many places along Carolina Beach to enjoy.

Thank 50incolorado
Cary, North Carolina
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39 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only did some walking trails and it was wonderful. There are a few different size trails so you can do a few and see beautiful nature.

Thank MelRose619
Farmington, Me
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very nice sandy beach nice boardwalk all brand new, they have swings to swing on and is a very nice area and enjoyed visiting

Thank BrianBo
Hampton Roads, VA
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a great campground for primitive camping. The sites are all very well maintained with picnic tables, tent pads, crushed gravel drives/pull-ins. I felt like I had some privacy from my neighbors with the layout of the campsite even though they were not far away. The bath house was very clean and well maintained with hot water! I felt... More 

Thank Chris F
Baltimore, Maryland
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25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We stopped here at the end of our journey on NC bike route 5. The campsite was great, and the bathhouse was clean & well-maintained (hot showers :) ). There are a number of hiking trails around the park, as well as a marina and some ranger-led programming on weekends. We did the Fly Trap trail, which features the area's... More 

Thank andybond13
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

The marina area has plenty of parking and is great for fishing. Some of the available seating has been better days but an overall great location.

Thank E B
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This place is awesome. Beautiful. Great walking trails, River access, fishing pier. Clean & well maintained. Campgrounds if you're interesteed

Thank tom m

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