Join the ranger for a leisurely paddle along the scenic Dismal Swamp Canal. Look for wildlife while learning about the park’s history. Free, but you must reserve your place! Call the office to sign up.
Events and Programs
Dismal Swamp 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 us for some fun and free kid-friendly activities to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.
2294 U.S. 17 N.
South Mills, NC 27976
GPS: 36.505700, -76.355100
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.