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Carolina Beach State Park, Carolina Beach

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State Park
Carolina Beach State Park is a North Carolina state park in New Hanover County, North Carolina. It covers 761acre on Pleasure Island. The state owns 420acre of the park in fee simple, and the remainder of park land is leased from the Department of the Army. The park is located along the Cape Fear River and Snow's Cut (part of the Intracoastal Waterway).Pocosin wetlands, a type of wetland that supports rare carnivorous plant species, are found in the park. Carnivorous plants found at this park include Venus flytraps, pitcher plants, butterworts and bladderworts.The park features six miles of hiking trails. Other amenities include a marina, campsites, picnic area, and a visitor's center featuring natural history exhibits.
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  • absolutely amazing. We felt like we had no worries just enjoying life itself. Because of SeaWitch Motel we where able to just get away.  more »
  • Love the nature trails. The fishing is good too. Park rangers are friendly. We enjoyed our weekend. Hope to camp again in the fall.  more »
  • A nice place to visit while in Carolina Beach. We were sorry that it rained through much of our visit but, we made the most of it. Hope to come back again for a longer visit.  more »