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Carolina Beach State Park

1010 State Park Road, PO Box 475, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
910-458-8206
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks
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Elkins, West Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

I camped here by myself and felt very comfortable. The shower/bathhouse is well-maintained and I was very appreciative of the quiet hours after ten PM. Hiked the flycatcher trail to swamp trail to the salt marsh overlook. It was. Very peaceful time. Bring bug spray.

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Monroe, Georgia, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Clean and not over crowded. Big waves. Friendly people. Reasonably priced . We really loved the area and will vacation there again.

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Cleveland, OHio, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Very Nice Trails and Marina Area. I Wish I Had A Boat As The Ramps Looked In Very Good Shape. Mosquitos Were As Big As Birds.

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North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I got the impression the state park was by the ocean but no it is by the sound. It doesn't lead to the beach unless you are on a boat. The picture doesn't need to be of the pier since it is no where near it. Not much to see unless you want to walk on the nature trail and... More

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Lovingston, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

While in Wilmington for business, I had to stop by Carolina Beach and stick my toes in the sand. I happened to be there on a night with an absolute gorgeous sunset. It was majestic! Love CB. It's a beautiful little gem that hasn't turned so commercial.

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suffolk
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14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful beach, clean, and the sunrises are glorious! It was not over crowded, and the weather was perfect with tumbling afternoon storms.. Beautiful!

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Fort Bragg, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

It's funny..my sister and I were reading reviews while we were already there and I must say that we did not see any Packs of Thieves running around :) Instead we focused on our Family and the wonderful atmosphere, the great shops and restaurants. The Board Walk was a bit expensive, so the kids only got to ride one ride... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

we stayed a week, with a 2 year old and 7 year old, in a tent. Very relaxing, clean bathrooms/showers, water is close to all camp sites but showers may be a bit of a walk. trails are great to hike around, close to a ton of things to keep our kids busy, only cons would be that we could... More

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Miami, Florida, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The beach is very romantic and beautiful. We drove all the way to the end of carolina beach and walked out on the beach to watch the sunset and it was amazing!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Wow...so much to hike and see, from easy strolling to all day hiking to river watching. Tis peaceful, easy to forget about your worries...be prepared for the deer to casually stroll thru the campground. Well maintained park, trails, and facilities. All the staff are very helpful and cordial. We have tent camped here several times, safety and comfort has never... More

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