7 Lesser-Known State Parks In North Carolina That Will Absolutely Amaze You

Some seasons in the Tar Heel State are all about exploration and discovery, especially when it comes to the outdoors. And sometimes, it seems the state parks associated with the biggest tourist attractions may get all the love. Places like Chimney Rock and Stone Mountain are, after all, the spots our guests most want to see when they arrive with luggage in hand. But there are some lesser-known state parks in North Carolina that will absolutely amaze you. Take a look below.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

These state parks in North Carolina are amazing! How many have you visited before? We’d love to know.