Parks in North Carolina (42)

Carolina Beach State Park
New Hanover County, NC
Carolina Beach State Park;With a marina providing access to some of North Carolina's best fishing spots, a secluded camping area beneath towering trees, and miles of hiking trails that traverse a vari
Carvers Creek State Park
Cumberland County, NC
Carvers Creek State Park;Amenities at the relatively new Carvers Creek State Park have centered on Long Valley Farm, the historic retreat of a Rockefeller family member, as the park continues to devel
Chimney Rock State Park
Rutherford County, NC
Elevator Out of Service Until Project's End;The elevator has been experiencing ongoing operational issues, so it will be out of service until the current repair project is completed. The project will
Cliffs of the Neuse State Park
Wayne County, NC
Swim Lake To Open Saturday, May 27, 2017;The park's swim lake season will begin Saturday, May 27, and the lake will also be open on Sunday, May 28, and on Memorial Day Monday, May 29. The lake will be
Crowders Mountain State Park
, NC
PARK ACCESS AREAS TO CLOSE ONCE PARKING IS FULL;For visitor and staff safety and to prevent traffic congestion once any parking access completely fills, the access area will be closed for up to 90 min
Dismal Swamp State Park
Camden County, NC
Dismal Swamp State Park;Dismal Swamp State Park allows a unique wilderness experience in a landscape that has been witness to American Indian hunting parties, exploration by George Washington and the
Elk Knob State Park
Watauga County, NC
Elk Knob State Park;Elk Knob State Park features one of the highest peaks in North Carolina’s high country at 5,520 feet and one of the parks system’s finest trails to the spectacular views from the s
Eno River State Park
Orange County, NC
Eno River State Park;Eno River State Park—like its namesake—flows near urban areas of Durham and Orange counties with five scattered access areas, each just minutes from town amenities. The Eno River’
Falls Lake State Recreation Area
, NC
Sandling Beach Early Closure;The water storage tanks in Sandling Beach will be replaced this Fall and will require the water to be turned off and park to be closed.;Therefore the park will close for t
Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
New Hanover County, NC
Fort Fisher State Recreation Area;Alternate between nearly six miles of pristine beach and trails through salt marsh brimming with wildlife at Fort Fisher State Recreation Area, a park touching both t
Fort Macon State Park
Carteret County, NC
Fort Macon State Park;Fort Macon State Park has multiple personalities as the site of a perfectly restored Civil War-era fort, a museum-quality coastal education center and an unspoiled shoreline for
Goose Creek State Park
Beaufort County, NC
Palmetto Boardwalk Closure;The Palmetto Boardwalk is temporarily closed due to hazardous trail conditions.;Posted on: Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 9:20am;Goose Creek State Park;The eight miles of trails a
Gorges State Park
Transylvania County, NC
** GPS USERS - PLEASE READ **;GPS DIRECTIONS - Are not reliable in this area. Use CAUTION.;Park staff recommend using the following directions.;Gorges State Park is located in Sapphire, NC in Transylv
Grandfather Mountain State Park
, NC
Update: New Profile Parking Area Due to open in Mid-June;Construction for a new parking lot for the Profile Trail is underway. The project opening date is mid-June. The new parking lot and trailhead w
Hammocks Beach State Park
Onslow County, NC
Ferry Service and Bathhouse Open Daily Memorial Day - Labor Day;Through Labor Day weekend, ferry service to Bear Island operates hourly Monday and Tuesday and every 1/2 hour Wednesday through Sunday,
Hanging Rock State Park
Stokes County, NC
Hanging Rock State Park;Since its creation as a 1930s Civilian Conservation Corps project, Hanging Rock State Park has offered the best of a traditional outdoor experience with 73-site campground, pic
Haw River State Park - The Summit Environmental Education and Conference Center
, NC
Haw River State Park - The Summit Environmental Education and Conference Center;Located in the northern Piedmont Triad region, picturesque terrain makes Haw River State Park the perfect place to conne
Haw River State Park Iron Ore Belt
Guilford County, NC
Haw River State Park Iron Ore Belt;Located in the northern Piedmont Triad region, picturesque terrain makes Haw River State Park the perfect place to connect with nature. The traditional state park am
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Dare County, NC
Jockey's Ridge State Park;The tallest living sand dune on the Atlantic coast is a premier location for kites, sightseeing and sunsets, with a view arcing from the ocean to Roanoke Sound. A visitor cen
Jones Lake State Park
Bladen County, NC
Fishing Pier Closed;The fishing pier at Jones Lake State Park is currently closed to the public due to damaged caused by Hurricane Matthew.;Posted on: Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 3:05pm;Jones Lake State
Jordan Lake State Recreation Area
Chatham County, NC
Jordan Lake State Recreation Area;Jordan Lake State Recreation Area is a collective of nine access areas scattered around the shoreline of this undeveloped, 14,000-acre reservoir. More than 1,000 camp
Kerr Lake State Recreation Area
, NC
Kerr Lake Water Level is Returning to Normal;The flooding that impacted Kerr Lake for the Memorial Day weekend has receded greatly. The lake level is currently 301.9 msl and is expected to fall to abo
Lake James State Park
, NC
Volunteer Campground Hosts needed;Serve as “live-in” host at park campground. Register campers, provide information and explain rules and regulations. Perform light maintenance work around the campgro
Lake Norman State Park
Iredell County, NC
The Itusi Trail is CLOSED.;The Itusi Trail is CLOSED due to rainy, wet conditions.;Posted on: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 4:48pm;Swimming Area is Open;Lifeguards are on duty and protecting the swimming a
Lake Waccamaw State Park
Columbus County, NC
GPS sending you through the Green Swamp.;It seems that some GPS systems do not give actuate directions to our park. If the directions that the GPS give you advise you to drive though the Green Swamp t