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Prescribed Burn Scheduled for Tuesday February 21, 2017   

A prescribed burn of approximately 85 acres is planned for Tuesday February 21, 2017 beginning at approximately 10:00 am. Snow's Cut Trail along with sections of the Campground Trail will be closed that day.  **The park will be open with the Visitor Center, Marina and Campground operating as normal.  ***Visitors with breathing difficulties should take note that some areas of the park may have extensive smoke during the burn.

 Posted on: Monday, February 20, 2017 - 3:18pm
Events and Programs

Carolina Beach State Park offers a variety of learning opportunities for all ages. Typically led by park rangers, these interpretive programs allow the public to gain perspective into what makes North Carolina state parks naturally wonderful.

Most of the events are free, though some require pre-registration. All give park visitors deeper insight into the natural world. Call the park office for more information.

 

Join a Park Ranger at 11:00 a.m. in the Flytrap Trail Parking Area for a hike along the trails. Learn about the different habitats that exist within Carolina Beach State Park and how each habitat affects the plants and animals that call the park home. Wear good walking shoes and dress for the weather. For more information, call 910-458-8206.

Date of Event:
Repeats every week every Sunday and every Saturday until Sun Apr 16 2017 .
Sat, 03/04/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 03/05/2017 - 11:00am, Sat, 03/11/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 03/12/2017 - 11:00am, Sat, 03/18/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 03/19/2017 - 11:00am, Sat, 03/25/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 03/26/2017 - 11:00am, Sat, 04/01/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 04/02/2017 - 11:00am, Sat, 04/08/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 04/09/2017 - 11:00am, Sat, 04/15/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 04/16/2017 - 11:00am
Start Location:
Flytrap Trail Parking Area

Join a Park Ranger at 11:00 a.m. in the Flytrap Trail Parking Area for a hike along the trails. Learn about the different habitats that exist within Carolina Beach State Park and how each habitat affects the plants and animals that call the park home. Wear good walking shoes and dress for the weather. For more information, call 910-458-8206.

Date of Event:
Sat, 03/04/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 03/05/2017 - 11:00am, Sat, 03/11/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 03/12/2017 - 11:00am, Sat, 03/18/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 03/19/2017 - 11:00am, Sat, 03/25/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 03/26/2017 - 11:00am, Sat, 04/01/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 04/02/2017 - 11:00am, Sat, 04/08/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 04/09/2017 - 11:00am, Sat, 04/15/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 04/16/2017 - 11:00am
Start Location:
Flytrap Trail Parking Area

Join a Park Ranger at 11:00 a.m. in the Flytrap Trail Parking Area for a hike along the trails. Learn about the different habitats that exist within Carolina Beach State Park and how each habitat affects the plants and animals that call the park home. Wear good walking shoes and dress for the weather. For more information, call 910-458-8206.

Date of Event:
Sat, 03/04/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 03/05/2017 - 11:00am, Sat, 03/11/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 03/12/2017 - 11:00am, Sat, 03/18/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 03/19/2017 - 11:00am, Sat, 03/25/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 03/26/2017 - 11:00am, Sat, 04/01/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 04/02/2017 - 11:00am, Sat, 04/08/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 04/09/2017 - 11:00am, Sat, 04/15/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 04/16/2017 - 11:00am
Start Location:
Flytrap Trail Parking Area

Join a Park Ranger at 11:00 a.m. in the Flytrap Trail Parking Area for a hike along the trails. Learn about the different habitats that exist within Carolina Beach State Park and how each habitat affects the plants and animals that call the park home. Wear good walking shoes and dress for the weather. For more information, call 910-458-8206.

Date of Event:
Sat, 03/04/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 03/05/2017 - 11:00am, Sat, 03/11/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 03/12/2017 - 11:00am, Sat, 03/18/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 03/19/2017 - 11:00am, Sat, 03/25/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 03/26/2017 - 11:00am, Sat, 04/01/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 04/02/2017 - 11:00am, Sat, 04/08/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 04/09/2017 - 11:00am, Sat, 04/15/2017 - 11:00am, Sun, 04/16/2017 - 11:00am
Start Location:
Flytrap Trail Parking Area

Flytrap Family Fun Day at Carolina Beach State Park features a celebration of what Royal Governor Arthur Dobbs in 1759 described as a "catch fly sensitive found at Latitude 34" -- the famous Venus Flytrap. The event includes crafts, carnivorous plant hikes, an interpreter in period costume, and a trail run. Meet at the Visitor Center. HOURS: 11am to 3pm. For more information, call the park office at 910-458-8206.
 

Date of Event:
Sat, 04/01/2017 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center
Contact:

Carolina Beach State Park

1010 State Park Road PO Box 475
Carolina BeachNC 28428
Phone910-458-8206
910-458-7770 Marina
carolina.beach@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 34.047297
Longitude: -77.906605

Park Hours:

All park facilities are closed on Christmas Day.

Park
Dec & Jan: 7am - 6pm
Feb & Nov: 7am - 7pm
March, April & Oct: 7am - 9pm
May - Sept:  7am - 10pm
 

Park Office
8am - 5pm daily

Visitor Center 
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Marina
Dec & Jan 8am - 5:30pm
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Fuel Dock
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