Does North Carolina have a state park pass?

Does North Carolina have a state park pass?

The North Carolina State Parks Annual Pass program allows visitors to enjoy equipment rentals, swimming, and more throughout the year for a discounted package rate. Most state parks are free to enter, so our annual pass is different from typical annual passes at other states.

Are state parks in North Carolina free?

There are no entrance fees to enjoy North Carolina state parks, with the following exceptions: The per-car fee is charged daily from Memorial Day through Labor Day, and on weekends in April, May, and September.

Do you need a permit to camp in North Carolina?

The National Forests in North Carolina offers activities such as hiking, biking and camping to name a few. Many of the facilities and services associated with these opportunities are free. Some do require fees or permits to help maintain, manage and improve the amenities that you enjoy.

How do I get a South Carolina state park pass?

You may purchase at any South Carolina State Park office or by calling 803.734. 0156. If you call to purchase, you MUST be able to provide a copy of your drivers license or other documentation requested.

Does National park Pass work for state parks?

No. The Annual Pass is valid at participating Federal recreation sites.

Is Gorges State Park free?

This relatively new North Carolina state park opened in 2009 with paved roads, parking areas, trails, primitive campsites and two picnic shelters. A wheelchair-accessible overlook has views across Jocassee Gorge and the Blue Ridge Mountains. There is no admission fee.

What are 3 national parks in North Carolina?

North Carolina National Parks

  • Appalachian National Scenic Trail.
  • Blue Ridge Parkway.
  • Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
  • Cape Lookout National Seashore.
  • Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site.
  • Fort Raleigh National Historic Site.
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
  • Guilford Courthouse National Military Park.

What is the best park in North Carolina?

Best parks in North Carolina

  • Pisgah National Forest. #1 – Pisgah National Forest.
  • Gorges State Park. #2 – Gorges State Park.
  • Grandfather Mountain State Park. #3 – Grandfather Mountain State Park.
  • Stone Mountain State Park.
  • William B.
  • Hanging Rock State Park.
  • Nantahala National Forest.
  • Crowders Mountain State Park.

What waterfalls are in Gorges State Park?

Gorges State Park is the access point to hike to one of our favorite waterfalls, Rainbow Falls, and nearby Turtleback Falls. It’s home to rugged river gorges, sheer rock walls and one of the greatest concentrations of rare and unique species in the eastern United States.