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Carolina Beach State Park

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1010 State Park Road, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
+1 910-458-8206
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The sites can be tight for some rigs but have good separation. A few sites have electric and there... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2017
Dustin F
Box Elder, South Dakota

Just minutes from town and the beach, this little park is like a completely different world from... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2017
Trish S
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1010 State Park Road, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
+1 910-458-8206
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Reviewed April 29, 2017

The sites can be tight for some rigs but have good separation. A few sites have electric and there is water and dump available. Almost all sites partially to heavily shaded, could not get satellite service. Note that gate is locked at 9PM so you...More

Thank Dustin F
Reviewed April 27, 2017

Just minutes from town and the beach, this little park is like a completely different world from the ocean side of the island. Raised walkways and sandy paths let you stroll at your own pace. There is a wonderful visitor center with a great interactive...More

2  Thank Trish S
Reviewed April 26, 2017

I grew up by this park and it was my playground as a kid. It is typical coastal pine barren located on the Cape Fear River. Many trails and a very diverse eco-system. Great marina with boat ramps, very nice camping. They now have camping...More

Thank waxrash
Reviewed April 23, 2017

What a great place to get away from the crowds for some nature adventures. We did look fro the Venus fly traps but didn't find any, however enjoyed looking. Found the sundew plants and a pitcher plant. We went on the Nature walk and then...More

1  Thank VirginiaDoctorlady
Reviewed April 21, 2017

Part of the NC State Park system, this park is the best deal in the area for camping and walking about the Cape Fear River area. I have fished there several times and have enjoyed the variety caught. Be aware this is a wooded park...More

2  Thank gigoodies
Reviewed April 21, 2017

Ah the woods, Ah the intercoastal waterway... Peaceful, not stressful. Bath/Shower facilities not ADA accessible. No outside floodlights on said facilities. No parking for handicapped. Obvious that handicapped are persona-non-grata. Will bring to my state legislators' attention. I enjoyed myself though challenged. Did not get...More

1  Thank injecteur44
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

Visited the park while on Spring Break vacation. Very nice park. The staff were super friendly and very informative. We walked two of the trails available. The Sugar Loaf is the longest at three miles. It was pretty easy and incredibly well marked. Lots of...More

1  Thank merangel99
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

My family went camping here. The sites were nice and spacious and well shaded. The bad thing was that the gate closes super early for a beach town at 9pm. Also the bathrooms were super far away from our campsite which was a hassle with...More

Thank Blondiemama
Reviewed April 16, 2017

The state park is not the same thing as the Atlantic Ocean coastline at the town of Carolina Beach. It's a wonderful nugget of beauty bordered by the Cape Fear River to the east and Snow's Cut, part of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway to the...More

2  Thank William M
Reviewed April 12, 2017

My husband and I went camping at the State Park and met my sister and her family here. We rented two camp sites #78 and #80. These were great sites. If you need two sites, these work really well together. There is a path that...More

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tracy g
I was wondering how bad the bugs are the first week in April. I will be tent camping and was concerned about being close to Cape Fear and mosquitoes, etc. Also, do any of the nearby beaches allow dogs? Thanks
March 23, 2017|
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Response from Janice G | Reviewed this property |
The towns make decisions about whether dogs are allowed on the beaches. Some do, but only during the "off season". Check the town websites. CB State Park does allow dogs, but with restrictions, so I would check with them as... More
How far from the campground is there access to the beach?
February 23, 2017|
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Response from Scott P | Reviewed this property |
It borders a river channel behind the park. Which is a nice walk. With a lot of sandy areas to hang out on. But it's about a 10 min car ride to the ocean beach.
Can I put my 26 ft macgregor in the water at your marina
February 7, 2017|
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Response from JanP1980 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know . Here's the # for the marina. 910-458-7770