Climb rugged peaks rising 800 feet above the surrounding countryside and watch raptors soar in the wind currents. The park's 5,054 acres include 1,625-foot Crowders Mountain and 1,705
Mount Mitchell is the highest peak (6,684 feet)
The only warm water hatchery in North Carolina. Feeding fish. Catfish and Striped Bass being raised. Please call to determine the activity of the day.
Medoc Mountain summit is 325 feet high, has 10.25 miles of hiking trails, 2,300 acres of hardwoods/pine forest located on the fall line between Piedmont/
Stroll through a cordial relaxed neighborhood of 35 unique shops, galleries, restaurants and boutiques housed in elegantly refurbished 1920's vintage buildings.
Information on North Carolina state government including the Office of the Governor and other state agencies. The Governor's page includes a children's section.
Spot the rare Venus flytrap and other species of plants. Wind your way through habitats along intriguing trails or enjoy fishing and boating. Covers 712
An angler's paradise, this park is the home of Lake Phelps, a 16,600-acre natural lake; a virgin forest;
Venture to Bear Island, and be rewarded with vivid memories of one of the most unspoiled beaches on the Atlantic. Accessible only by passenger ferry or private boat. An 892-acre barren island with 3.5
Bird-watching, boating/sailing, fishing, hiking, picnic shelter. Free. Open 8 am-5pm Mon-Fri.
Offers approximately 14 miles of trout streams and 48 miles of trails designated for mountain bikes, equestrian and hiking activity. Features the High Shoals Falls on the Jacob'
Includes the historic downtown area and four outlying residential districts. Many of the commercial and residential structures are on the National Register of Historic Places and date from 1860
Tours of the nation's largest Coast Guard base's Aircraft Repair & Supply Center each Wednesday or by appointment.
Recapture your sense of wonder at Biltmore Estate in Asheville andbegin your getaway from the everyday. Nourish your spirit with the beauty ofAmerica?
This 190-acre state natural area includes covers most of Occoneechee Mountain with an 867
Canoe more than 26
Wings, sandwiches, salads
Offers a variety of food - sandwiches, steak, trout, and a Continental Breakfast
Gentle streams, trails and the sheer rock face of Stone Mountain have created a haven for anglers, hiker and climbers. Its 13,500 acres include tent, primitive and backpack campsites; 17
Over 5,500 acres of natural area located in Wake County between Glenwood Ave/Hwy 70 and I-40. The park offers hiking trails, bridle and bike trails, 28
Built between 1833 and 1840, this National Historic Landmark is one of the best-preserved examples of a civic building in the Greek Revival style of architecture. It originally housed the governor'
Discover one of North Carolina's rarest ecological communities. Massive cypress & gum trees covered with Spanish moss form a canopy for the dark waters of the 750-acre cypress millpond ~
Rising 110 feet, Jockey'
Built between 1826 and 1834 to guard the entrance to Beaufort Harbor, this five-sided fort constructed of brick and stone was intermittently garrisoned before being seized by Confederate troops in 186
A 6,968 acre state park with more than 18 miles of maintained trails leading to vistas, waterfalls, sparkling streams, 12
Divided into two sections with 1,000
The State Archives preserves original and microfilm records of the colony and state of North Carolina from 1663
Eleven miles of hiking trails, seven miles of bridle trails, picnicking, primitive backpack camping (permit required/fee). Steep bluff, outcrops.