Dismal Swamp State Park, South Mills

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  • Visited with wife and daughter. No entry fee. You can rent a bike or kayak for $5/hour. We toured the visitor center and hiked the trails. We saw two deer and one small green snake. Great way to spend...  more »
  • first ranger told us about the. history of the swamp and how the underground railroad came through there. we were to get a boat to ride the trail and see the animals along the way. the museum had grea...  more »
  • I visit this park several times a year. There is a nice long bicycle and walking trail paralleling US-17. The entrance area is quiet, a good place to canoe or kayak and maybe have a picnic. There are ...  more »
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  • Rented kayaks and paddled down the canal. Beautiful!! Three hiking trails. The one through the swamp is raised wood walkway. We had a great day here!
  • An astounding place I had never heard of. It's a massive wild, swampy area that sits on the border of North Carolina and VA. We stopped on the way to Chincoteague Island because I just had to see a place called "The Great Dismal Swamp". It has a nice clean visitor center, with displays and information and lucky for us, T shirts. Worth a longer visit than we could give it.
  • The trails are great place to walk, run, or bike with the family and it being free is a huge plus.
  • Nice place, good loops and some good plaques and exercise points. It was a good place to take the dog.
  • Great scenery, bikes and canoes for 10 dollars an hour. Watch out for the wildlife, you've been warned.

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