Camping in Carolina/Kure Beach, NC

With sandy beaches on one side and the Intracoastal Waterway on the other, Carolina Beach, NC, is a popular camping location with camping in Carolina Beach at Carolina Beach State Park. Carolina Beach State Park, located just over the Snow's Cut Bridge and to the right, offers secluded camping, towering trees, and some of the best fishing around. It's a great spot to pitch a tent, roast marshmallows, and enjoy the great outdoors. If you arrive by boat, you have the extra benefit of a great marina. 

Campgrounds nearest the beaches are generally RV towns, and waterway campgrounds are a bit less crowded. Some local marinas also offer camping. For fishing gear, a fishing license or other equipment or supplies, visit the local tackle and hardware stores, or a marina where you'll usually find groceries as well. Several businesses in the area rent small boats, canoes and kayaks, and fishing charters are also available.

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Carolina Beach Camping

1010 State Park Rd.
Carolina Beach, NC
(910) 458-8206

Once a campsite for Paleo-Indians, Colonial explorers and Confederate troops, Carolina Beach State Park remains a gem among local camping destinations. Watersports enthusiasts are minutes from the Cape Fear River, Masonboro Sound and the Atlantic Ocean. The park offers a renovated 54-slip marina with gas and diesel fuel and two...more about Carolina Beach State Park

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Lanier's Campground

Fort Fisher Camping

U.S. Hwy. 421
Kure Beach, NC
(910) 458-5798

While there is no camping at Fort Fisher State Recreation Area, you'll find plenty to keep the outdoorsman in you busy. Miles of white sandy beach, salt marshes, tidal creeks, mudflats and wildlife habitats make the Fort Fisher State Recreation Area a real eco-treasure among the state's park offerings. With the...more about Fort Fisher State Recreation Area

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