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Welcome to North Carolina State Parks

We in North Carolina are blessed with beautiful beaches, majestic mountains and countless rivers and streams in between.

Through these pages you'll learn about our parks and recreation areas and the division's efforts to preserve these pockets of North Carolina's natural beauty. We've also included information on our programs to help you better understand our operations.

Thanks for visiting our website. I'm sure you'll discover, as we have, that North Carolina's state parks system is Naturally Wonderful!

Mike Murphy, Director

link to Connect NC website

Project Funding through CONNECT NC bond

A component of the CONNECT NC bond proposal would fund projects in 28 state parks for $62.3 million. These include visitor centers, camping amenities, access and day use area improvements and land acquisitions. Click on the parks in the map below for more information about the projects that would be funded through CONNECT NC.