Shop Reservations Newsroom


Bike to the Burn

Bike to the Burn

Join Ranger Joe for a challenging (but rewarding) bike trip to the site of the last wildfire in the Swamp. Over 6600 acres burned in 2011, but the area is rebounding and offers habitat to everything from eagles to otters!
Please call the office to pre-register for this event. You can bring your own bike or borrow one from the park. Helmets will be required for all participants.

Hike Length and Difficulty: 
About 17 miles, moderately difficult
Date of Event: 
Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 9:30am
Start Location: 
Visitor Center

Dismal Swamp State Park

2294 US 17 North
South MillsNC 27976
Latitude: 36.505700
Longitude: -76.355100

Map of North Carolina


March - October: 8am - 6pm 
November - February: 8am - 5pm 
Closed Christmas Day

Visitor Center
Weekdays: 8am - 4:30pm
Saturday - Sunday: 9:30am - 4:30pm

Trails close one-half hour before park closing time.