List of National Parks in North Carolina

List of National Parks & State Parks in North Carolina

List of North Carolina Current State Parks

State Park Region Counties Size Established Status
Bay Tree State Park Coastal Plain Bladen 609 acres (2.46 km2) 1979 Undeveloped
Carolina Beach State Park Coast New Hanover 420 acres (1.7 km2) 1969 Open
Carvers Creek State Park Coastal Plain Cumberland 4,076 acres (16.49 km2) 2005 Closed
Chimney Rock State Park Mountains Rutherford, Polk, Buncombe, Henderson 4,531 acres (18.34 km2) 2005 Open
Cliffs of the Neuse State Park Coastal Plain Wayne 892 acres (3.61 km2) 1945 Open
Crowders Mountain State Park Piedmont Gaston 5,126 acres (20.74 km2) 1973 Open
Dismal Swamp State Park Coastal Plain Camden 14,432 acres (58.40 km2) 1974 Open
Elk Knob State Park Mountains Watauga, Ashe 3,469 acres (14.04 km2) 2002 Open
Eno River State Park Piedmont Durham, Orange 4,175 acres (16.90 km2) 1973 Open
Fort Macon State Park Coast Carteret 424 acres (1.72 km2) 1924 Open
Goose Creek State Park Coastal Plain Beaufort 1,672 acres (6.77 km2) 1974 Open
Gorges State Park Mountains Transylvania 7,641 acres (30.92 km2) 1999 Open
Grandfather Mountain State Park Mountains Avery, Watauga, Caldwell 3,205 acres (12.97 km2) 2009 Open
Hammocks Beach State Park Coast Onslow 1,155 acres (4.67 km2) 1961 Open
Hanging Rock State Park Piedmont Stokes 7,049 acres (28.53 km2) 1935 Open
Haw River State Park Piedmont Rockingham, Guilford 1,374 acres (5.56 km2) 2003 Limited
Access
Jockey's Ridge State Park Coast Dare 426 acres (1.72 km2) 1975 Open
Jones Lake State Park Coastal Plain Bladen 1,669 acres (6.75 km2) 1939 Open
Lake James State Park Mountains McDowell, Burke 3,515 acres (14.22 km2) 1987 Open
Lake Norman State Park Piedmont Iredell 1,928 acres (7.80 km2) 1962 Open
Lake Waccamaw State Park Coastal Plain Columbus 2,159 acres (8.74 km2) 1976 Open
Lumber River State Park Coastal Plain Scotland, Hoke, Robeson, Columbus 9,268 acres (37.51 km2) 1989 Open
Mayo River State Park Piedmont Rockingham 1,961 acres (7.94 km2) 2003 Open
Medoc Mountain State Park Piedmont Halifax 3,892 acres (15.75 km2) 1973 Open
Merchants Millpond State Park Coastal Plain Gates 3,447 acres (13.95 km2) 1973 Open
Morrow Mountain State Park Piedmont Stanly 4,496 acres (18.19 km2) 1935 Open
Mount Mitchell State Park Mountains Yancey 1,996 acres (8.08 km2) 1916 Open
New River State Park Mountains Alleghany, Ashe 2,482 acres (10.04 km2) 1975 Open
Pettigrew State Park Coastal Plain Tyrrell, Washington 5,578 acres (22.57 km2) 1936 Open
Pilot Mountain State Park Piedmont Surry, Yadkin 3,651 acres (14.78 km2) 1968 Open
Raven Rock State Park Piedmont Harnett 4,694 acres (19.00 km2) 1970 Open
Singletary Lake State Park Coastal Plain Bladen 649 acres (2.63 km2) 1939 Limited
Access
South Mountains State Park Mountains Burke 18,491 acres (74.83 km2) 1978 Open
Stone Mountain State Park Mountains Alleghany, Wilkes 14,210 acres (57.5 km2) 1969 Open
William B. Umstead State Park Piedmont Wake 5,606 acres (22.69 km2) 1945 Open