North Carolina Recreation Areas

Looking for awesome outdoor recreation areas in North Carolina? View North Carolina parks and recreation areas below, listed in alphabetical order. Each listing has images, full description, map, directions, activities, phone number, and links to campgrounds and hiking trails within the recreation area.

B. Everett Jordan Lake, North Carolina Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Raleigh, 30 miles south on US 1. From Sanford, 15 miles north on US 1. Phone (919) 542-4501 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Campground Reservations North Carolina Campgrounds Hiking Trails North Carolina Hiking Trails Related Link(s)

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Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions The parkway is a 469-mile-long scenic road connecting Shenandoah National Park in Virginia to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina. Numerous federal and state highways provide access to the parkway. Milepost markers are positioned every mile along the parkway, starting at 0 in Virginia and ending at

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Cape Fear River, North Carolina Recreation Area Info & Images

Phone (910) 655-2605 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations North Carolina Campgrounds Hiking Trails North Carolina Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More North Carolina Recreation Areas | Cape Fear River Website | Cape Fear River Watch Located in the tobacco country of eastern North Carolina on

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Falls Lake, North Carolina Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Durham, 9 miles east on NC 98. From Raleigh, 12 miles north on NC 50 (Creedmoor Road). Phone (919) 846-9332 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Campground Reservations North

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Wolf Ford Horse Camp

National Forests in North Carolina, North Carolina Recreation Area Info & Images

Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CLIMBING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Campground Reservations North Carolina Campgrounds | Wolf Ford Horse Camp | COVE CREEK UPPER GROUP CAMP | DAVIDSON RIVER |

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North Carolina National Estuarine Research Reserve, North Carolina Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions The reserve comprises four sites located near Corolla (Currituck Banks), Beaufort (Rachel Carson) and Wilmington (Masonboro Island and Zeke’s Island). Phone (910) 962-2470 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING, SWIMMING Campground Reservations North Carolina Campgrounds Hiking Trails North Carolina Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More North Carolina

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