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Morning Wagon Ride

Paddle for the Border festival at Dismal Swamp State Park

Morning Wagon Ride

Take a ride aboard the open-air Dismal Swamp Express and enjoy the scenery along Canal Road along with the spring weather! With stops at the liquor still and lighter boat replicas, you'll learn about the Swamp's colorful past and how it came to be a park. Wildlife sightings are also possible!
The ride covers just over two miles and usually lasts 45 minutes to an hour. First come, first served--wagon seats 15-20 comfortably. In case of a large crowd, a second run may be made if staffing allows.

Date of Event: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018 - 11:00am
Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 11:00am
Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 11:00am
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 11:00am
Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 11:00am
Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 11:00am
Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 11:00am
Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 11:00am
Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 11:00am
Start Location: 
Visitor Center

Dismal Swamp State Park

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

Park Hours:

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.