Prescribed burn at Carolina Beach State Park Wednesday

Carolina Beach State Park trail (Photo: Carolina Beach State Park)

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — If you see smoke on Pleasure Island today, don’t be alarmed. A controlled burn is scheduled at Carolina Beach State Park which will close some areas in the park.

The park ranger says the burn is planned for areas around the visitors center and along Nature Trail Lane.

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Sections of the Campground trail and Sugarloaf trail will be closed.

The ranger says all other areas of the park will remain open and operational.