National and State Parks

Great Smokey Mountains
World renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, and the quality of its remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture, this is America’s most visited national park.
Wright Brothers Memorial
Wind, sand, and a dream of flight brought Wilbur and Orville Wright to Kitty Hawk, North Carolina where, after four years of experimentation, they achieved the first successful airplane flights in 1903.
Cape Hatteras Seashore
A haven for recreation and reflection, the islands of Cape Hatteras National Seashore are constantly changing by tide, storm, current, and wind.
Cape Lookout Seashore
Here you can enjoy remote beaches, watch wild horses and other wildlife, or visit one of the historic districts.
Fort Raleigh Historical Site
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site protects and preserves known portions of England's first New World settlements from 1584 to 1590.
Blue Ridge Parkway
A drive down the Blue Ridge Parkway is slow paced and relaxing. Almost any overlook or trail will reveal much of the natural and cultural history here. 
Guilford Courthouse
The largest, most hotly-contested battle of the Revolutionary War's Southern Campaign was fought at the small North Carolina backcounty hamlet of Guilford Courthouse. 
National Trails
Grandfather Mountain
Towering 5,946 feet above northwest North Carolina, Grandfather Mountain is operated as a scenic travel attraction and is one of the world’s most environmentally diverse nature preserves.
National Forests
North Carolina Camping and RV
Welcome to the North Carolina Campgrounds and RV Parks
North Carolina State Parks
includes information on park histories, locations and maps and events.