North Carolina State Parks

North Carolina State Park Planning Tools

North Carolina State Park Interactive Map

North Carolina State Park Maps and Brochures

North Carolina State Park Annual Pass Program

North Carolina State Historic Sites Event Calendar

North Carolina State Park Educational Resources

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North Carolina State Park Junior Ranger ProgramCollect 40 Different Badges!!

ecoEXPLORE Program (Badges and Prizes for NC Residents)

TRACK Trails Program

Year of the Tree Program and Resources

NC Science Festival Activities

Common Forest Trees of North Carolina Booklet

North Carolina State Park Nature Video Collections

Ask a Ranger Podcast Collection

North Carolina State Parks

Park NameLocation
Carolina Beach State Park *Carolina Beach, NC
Carvers Creek State ParkSpring Lake, NC
Fayetteville, NC
Chimney Rock State ParkChimney Rock, NC
Lake Lure, NC
Black Mountain, NC
Cliffs of the Neuse State ParkSeven Springs, NC
Crowders Mountain State Park *Kings Mountain, NC
Gastonia, NC
Dismal Swamp State Park *South Mills, NC
Elk Knob State ParkTodd, NC
Eno River State ParkDurham, NC
Falls Lake State Recreation AreaWake Forest, NC
Durham, NC
Fort Fisher State Recreation Area *Kure Beach, NC
Fort Macon State Park *Atlantic Beach, NC
Goose Creek State Park *Washington, NC
Gorges State Park *Sapphire, NC
Brevard, NC
Grandfather Mountain State ParkLinville, NC
Banner Elk, NC
Blowing Rock, NC
Hammocks Beach State ParkSwansboro, NC
Hanging Rock State Park *Danbury, NC
Westfield, NC
Haw River State ParkBrowns Summit, NC
Greensboro, NC
Jockey’s Ridge State Park *Nags Head, NC
Jones Lake State Park *Elizabethtown, NC
Jordan Lake State Recreation Area *Apex, NC
Chapel Hill, NC
New Hill, NC
Pittsboro, NC
Kerr Lake State Recreation AreaHenderson, NC
Manson, NC
Lake James State ParkNebo, NC
Lake Norman State Park *Troutman, NC
Lake Waccamaw State ParkLake Waccamaw, NC
Lumber River State ParkOrrum, NC
Wagram, NC
Mayo River State ParkMayodan, NC
Stoneville, NC
Medoc Mountain State Park *Hollister, NC
Merchants Millpond State Park *Gatesville, NC
Morrow Mountain State Park *Albemarle, NC
Mount Jefferson State Natural AreaWest Jefferson, NC
Mount Mitchell State Park *Burnsville, NC
New River State Park *Laurel Springs, NC
Jefferson, NC
Piney Creek, NC
West Jefferson, NC
Occoneechee Mountain State Natural AreaHillsborough, NC
Pettigrew State ParkCreswell, NC
Pilot Mountain State ParkPinnacle, NC
Raven Rock State Park *Lillington, NC
Singletary Lake State ParkKelly, NC
South Mountains State Park *Connelly Springs, NC
Morganton, NC
Stone Mountain State Park *Roaring Gap, NC
Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve *Southern Pines, NC
William B. Umstead State Park *Raleigh, NC
Cary, NC

Parks with * Have Museums, Exhibits, and/or Nature Centers

North Carolina State Historic Sites

Park NameLocation
Alamance BattlegroundBurlington, NC
Bennett PlaceDurham, NC
Bentonville BattlefieldFour Oaks, NC
Brunswick Town/Fort AndersonWinnabow, NC
Charlotte Hawkins Brown MuseumGibsonville, NC
CSS Neuse/Gov. Caswell MemorialKinston, NC
Duke HomesteadDurham, NC
Fort DobbsStatesville, NC
Fort FisherKure Beach, NC
Gov. Charles B Aycock BirthplaceFremont, NC
Historic BathBath, NC
Historic EdentonEdenton, NC
Historic HalifaxHalifax, NC
Historic StagvilleDurham, NC
Horne Creek FarmPinnacle, NC
House in the HorseshoeSanford, NC
NC Transportation MuseumSpencer, NC
North Carolina State CapitolRaleigh, NC
President James K PolkPineville, NC
Reed Gold MineMidland, NC
Roanoke Island Festival ParkManteo, NC
Somerset PlaceCreswell, NC
The Southern Heritage Apple Orchard at Horne Creek FarmPinnacle, NC
Thomas Wolfe MemorialAsheville, NC
Town Creek Indian MoundMt. Gilead, NC
Vance BirthplaceWeaverville, NC

All North Carolina State Park Educator Resources

NC Culture Student Resources by Park

Carolina Beach State Park

Falls Lake State Recreation Area

Hanging Rock State Park

Haw River State Park

Lumber River State Park

Medoc Mountain State Park

Stone Mountain State Park

Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve

Park Curriculum Guides

Carolina Beach State ParkLake Norman State Park
Crowders Mountain State ParkMedoc Mountain State Park 
Eno River State Park Part 1
Eno River State Park Part 2
Merchants Millpond State Park 
Falls Lake State Recreation AreaMount Mitchell State Park
Fort Fisher State Recreation Area Mount Jefferson SNA – Field Trip Activity Guide
Mount Jefferson SNA – Metamorphic Mountain
Fort Macon State ParkNew River State Park 
Goose Creek State Park Pettigrew State Park
Hammocks Beach State ParkPilot Mountain State Park
Hanging Rock State ParkRaven Rock State Park 
Jones Lake State Park South Mountains State Park 
Jordan Lake State Recreation AreaStone Mountain State Park
Lake James State Park Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve

Annual Theme Resources Pages

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