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IMPORTANT: Not all campsites have identical amenities. Read the campsite information on the reservations website to preview photos of campsites; check availability and fees; and find out whether a specific site is handicap accessible; has access to water, bathouses, or pit toilets; has electric hookup; and other important information.

Family Camping

The park's family campground is located in a wooded area near Snow's Cut. Pine and oak provide shade for 83 sites. There are 70 tent/trailer campsites with no hook-ups, including two (2) wheelchair-accessible sites and nine (9) RV/trailer campsites with full hook-ups (water, electric and sewer), including one wheelchair-accessible site. Each site is equipped with a picnic table and grill/fire ring. Drinking water and restrooms with hot showers are located nearby.

Camping Cabins

The park has four (4) camper cabins located in the family campground. These camping cabins sleep six (6) in two rooms with a double bed and two sets of bunkbeds. Each cabin has electrical receptacles and a heating and air-conditioning unit. Outside cabin amenities include a picnic table, charcoal grill and a fire ring. Drinking water and restrooms with hot showers are located nearby.

No smoking is allowed in any of the cabins. Centennial Cabin is ADA accessible. Animals are not allowed in the cabins or cabin area with the exception of service animals. Park gate is locked daily at posted closing hours. Vehicle access after gate closing or before 7 am is restricted, except in an emergency.

Group Camping

Two camping areas for organized groups are located along Swamp Trail and are available by advance reservation only. Site # 1 accommodates up to 26 people; site # 2 accommodates up to 40 people. These areas include two picnic tables, grills/fire rings and pit toilets. Water and shower facilities are not available. This area is accessible by foot only and located approximately 400 yards from the Flytrap Trail parking area. Reservations are made by contacting the park marina office.



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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All park facilities are closed on Christmas Day.

Dec & Jan: 7am - 6pm
Feb & Nov: 7am - 7pm
March, April & Oct: 7am - 9pm
May - Sept:  7am - 10pm

Park Office
8am - 5pm daily

Visitor Center 
8am - 5pm daily

Dec & Jan 8am - 5:30pm
Nov & Feb:  8am - 6:30pm
March, April, & Oct: 8am - 8:30pm
May - Sept: 8am - 9:30pm

Fuel Dock
Nov - Feb: 8am - 5pm
March, April, Sept, Oct: 8am - 7pm
May - Aug: 8am - 8pm