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Carolina Beach State Park

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Address: 1010 State Park Road, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
Phone Number: +1 910-458-8206
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Just a little off the path

We went here to fish, walk and decide if we wanted to camp here in the spring. We tent camp and don't require electricity. However, the sites we camp in need to be easy to get to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Nadine R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here to fish, walk and decide if we wanted to camp here in the spring. We tent camp and don't require electricity. However, the sites we camp in need to be easy to get to because my husband has limited mobility. We have decided to return for camping. We liked the wooded campsites. To look on the maps,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our stay at one of the "primitive" camp sites. We would have loved it even more without the loud road noise throughout the night. The bath houses were nice, the camp sites were spaced well, and the trails were fun. We will definitely return with hopes of not being woke with ambulance sirens.

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Thank thethomaszoo
Kernersville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the guided hike at the state park. Our guide, Adrian, was very knowledgeable and friendly. We learned about pitcher plants, fly traps, and trees. He did very well with a range of questions from our group, and then pointed out additional trails for us to continue our hike after the tour was over. The land is very flat... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of birds, amphibians, very few people! Lovely little secluded park. WE had a blast exploring among the twisty little trees.

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Thank Michele T
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

beautiful large beach and sometimes good surf near Fort Fisher which is worth the time for Civil War history

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Immaculately kept, safe and patrolled, what a jem of a NC park. Walking trails are soft on the feet, interesting and uncrowded this time of year. The campgrounds have full service hook ups, only 10 of them though, so book early! They even have little cabins with beds. If you are tent camping, go for one close to the bath... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

It's a good place to come for families and if you want a quiet, clean place to camp. It's pretty inexpensive and it's close access to the beach. The only downside was that the gate closes at 9/10 pm and doesn't open until 8 am.

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Graham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I come to Carolina Beach every October. We love coming out to this park to fish and watch the boats go by. We don't camp, but a lot of others do. Lots of nature trails. Graham NC

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

We took a side trip from our awesome ocean front condo t to visit Carolina Beach state park. We were pleasantly surprised. We enjoyed the trails and went down to the marina area and Sat on some nice benches provided right on the ocean. We enjoyed watching the fisherman's efforts at t ing to catch the big one. The park... More 

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Olive Branch, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Carolina beach is a great beach. We spent a few hours there and it was not overly crowded but it was pleasent. The beach is well maintained and cared for. Also visit Kure Beach just down the road.

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