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Flytrap Trail

The shoreline at Carolina Beach State Park
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Flytrap Trail

Flytrap Trail at Carolina Beach State Park

This wheelchair-accessible trail loops through pocosin wetlands and longleaf pine and wiregrass savanna communities. Venus flytraps can be seen along the edges of the pocosins. (Please stay on the trail to avoid damaging these small and fragile plants). Wildflowers bloom along the trail. Parts of the trail travel along wooden boardwalks.


Trail Location: 
Parking area at the end of Nature Trail Lane
Trail Point of Interest: 
Venus flytraps, wildflowers
Trail Length: 
0.50 miles
Trail Type: 
Round Trip
Trail Difficulty: 
Trail Use: 
Handicap Accessible
Trail Surface: 
Natural surface
Trail Blaze: 
orange diamond

Carolina Beach State Park

1010 State Park Road PO Box 475
Carolina BeachNC 28428
910-458-7770 Marina
Latitude: 34.047297
Longitude: -77.906605

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