The 7 National Parks In North Carolina That Every True North Carolinian Should Visit At Least Once

From the Appalachian Trail in western North Carolina to the beautiful Cape Lookout National Seashore, North Carolina is home to a variety of National Park units that every North Carolinian should visit at least once. From the most visited National Park in the country to the Appalachian Trail and more, check out seven must-see National Parks below – and then start planning some IRL visits this year!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here:

If you grew up in the Tar Heel State, then you’ve undoubtedly already visited some of these. Which ones have you yet to see? Let us know in the comments!

Address: Carvers Gap, Fork Mountain-Little Rock Creek, NC 28705, USA
Address: Blue Ridge Pkwy, United States
Address: Nags Head, NC 27959, USA
Address: Cape Lookout Rd, Harkers Island, NC 28531, USA
Address: 1800 Little River Rd, Flat Rock, NC 28731, USA
Address: Great Smoky Mountains, United States
Address: 1000 N Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948, USA