State Parks
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Carolina Beach among state parks closing as Arthur advances
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/02/2014 - 9:36pm.

Some state parks in coastal North Carolina will close as Arthur advances toward the state, and access to other parks and facilities could be interrupted on short notice as the storm moves north along the coast, according to the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation.

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National Park Service sites draw tourists in NC
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 03/04/2014 - 7:32am.

A report from the National Park service shows visitors to its sites at both ends of North Carolina drew visitors who spent a lot of money in 2012.

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Visitors take part in First Day Hikes at state parks
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Wed, 01/01/2014 - 3:30pm.

video Hikers enjoyed the third annual First Day Hike at North Carolina State Park, including Carolina Beach State Park.

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NC parks tie record for number of visits
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 01/14/2012 - 9:47am.

State officials say visitation to North Carolina's state parks and recreation areas tied a record level last year, with more than 14 million visits.

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Online reservations help fill state park camping
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/16/2009 - 4:18am.

More than half of North Carolina's state park campsites have been booked through 2010 thanks to a revamped internet-based registration system.

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Most NC state parks will be moving to a reservation system in 2009
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/05/2009 - 9:29am.

Planning a camping trip to a state park during a popular time of the year will become less of a gamble for North Carolina residents beginning in April.

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