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Nice hikes

We have visited Carolina Beach many times on the town & ocean side but it was cooler so we wanted... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
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Great Place to Hike!

We visited with our dog while staying nearby. We were here twice and really enjoyed hiking in the... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Parsons, West Virginia
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1010 State Park Road, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
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All reviews venus fly traps carnivorous plants visitor center pitcher plants walking trails the cape fear river boat ramp nice campground sugar loaf tent camping pine needles big waves bath house bring bug spray fort fisher plenty of space great area
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Average park. Beach access, picnic areas. If I remember right you have to pay to go there. Plenty of parking.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Donovan C
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We have visited Carolina Beach many times on the town & ocean side but it was cooler so we wanted to hike a bit so we went over to the state park . The state park is not on the ocean side of the island...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank MaryJanetravles
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Really carolina beach is just ok . I’m spoiled having grown up on Long Island . My biggest problem was access and signage . What the place needs is more public parking . More beach area , although I do appreciate a short walk to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank jrscooter
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We visited with our dog while staying nearby. We were here twice and really enjoyed hiking in the park. It made a nice diversion was being at the beach. The park opens at 8:00 and there is plenty of parking and no admission fee. The...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Tom551
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Such a treat seeing fly traps, sundew and pitcher plants in their natural habit! Small visitors center but worth a trip inside. Easy trails with views of native plants, swamps and the cape fear river.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Lara U
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Once again most of the beach shops and restaurants are closed for the season. This has a nice boardwalk area and places to sit. If get sandy there is shower heads to rinse off. This weekend rib fest was being held out here.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank mollie b
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Viewed all three carnivorous plants on an easy walk. Also observed a fox squirrel. Trails along the water und long leaf pines . Nice visitor center and campground looked nice.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank richlee1975
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We were tent camping on a bicycle trip and this campground was excellent. Good shower and bathroom facilities; picnic table; electric outlet for recharging devices; and very shady. Easy to find and naviigate throught he park.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank JoeC6549
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

They have good trails to walk your dog and it is actually has a boat ramp. They have picnic tables. Restrooms and places to change clothes.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank FellowTraveler810186
Reviewed 20 October 2017

My husband and I had planned to camp in the mountain's but the storm decided we camp elsewhere. We used to fish here when our kid's were small so we decided to go back down memory lane. Camping sites have a good amount of distance...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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26 August 2018|
Response from Audra I | Reviewed this property |
When we were there the gates were never locked. We went out for dinner and returned around 1am. There were no issues with not being able to get back in.
24 June 2018|
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Response from Marty H | Reviewed this property |
Go to Campsitephoto and read their comments and you can look at the sites. Also read the reviews at Campendium and search Things to do Carolina Beach (Tripadvisor) I use these instead of Campers advice. Some will give out... More
12 May 2018|
Response from Marty H | Reviewed this property |
2 people are "glamping" 4 people are "camping" 6 people are "cramping"