Dismal Swamp State Park is located in Camden County on US Hwy 17 three miles south of the NC/VA border near milepost 274.
Traveling north on US 17 from Elizabeth City, turn left into the NC DOT rest area. Follow the road around to the park entrance at the south end of the rest area.
Traveling south on US 17 from the Hampton Roads area, turn right into the NC DOT rest area. Follow the road around to the park entrance at the south end of the rest area.
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Dismal Swamp State Park
March - October: 8am - 6pm
November - February: 8am - 5pm
Closed Christmas Day
Weekdays: 8am - 4:30pm
Saturday - Sunday: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Trails close one-half hour before park closing time.