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The shoreline at Carolina Beach State Park

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Upcoming Events:

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 10:00am
Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 10:00am
Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 10:00am
Directions

Carolina Beach State Park is located off US 421 in New Hanover County on Dow Road, 10 miles south of Wilmington. From Raleigh, take Interstate 40 east. After approximately 122 miles, the interstate turns into NC 132. Continue south on NC 132, driving through Wilmington. US 421 will join NC 132; continue south on US 421. After driving across Snow's Cut Bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway, turn right at the second stoplight onto Dow Road, and follow the signs to the park entrance, which is on the right on State Park Road.

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Nearby attractions

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Fort Fisher State Historic Site
Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson SHS
NC Aquarium Fort Fisher
NC Maritime Museum at Southport
Fort Fisher State Recreation Area

 


1010 State Park Road
Carolina Beach, NC 28428

Office: 910-458-8206
Marina: 910-458-7770
carolina.beach@ncparks.gov

 

Map of North Carolina

GPS: 34.047297, -77.906605

 

Mailing address:

P.O. Box 475
Carolina Beach, NC 28428

 

  • December to January:
    7:00am to 6:00pm
     
  • February:
    7:00am to 7:00pm
     
  • March to April:
    7:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • May to September:
    7:00am to 10:00pm
     
  • October:
    7:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • November:
    7:00am to 7:00pm

Closed Christmas Day

8:00am to 5:00pm daily

Closed Christmas Day

  • December to January:
    8:00am to 5:30pm
     
  • February:
    8:00am to 6:30pm
     
  • March to April:
    8:00am to 8:30pm
     
  • May to September:
    8:00am to 9:30pm
     
  • October:
    8:00am to 8:30pm
     
  • November:
    8:00am to 6:30pm

Closed Christmas Day

  • November to February:
    8:00am to 5:00pm
     
  • March to April:
    8:00am to 7:00pm
     
  • May to August:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • September to October:
    8:00am to 7:00pm

Closed Christmas Day