Camping: Wilmington

Exploring the Croatan

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Carolina Beach State Park

Where: 1010 State Park Road, Carolina Beach
Latitude: 34.0471
Longitude: 77.9072
No. of campsites: 83
Cost: $20 for non-hookups
Stuff to do nearby: hiking, paddling, fishing

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Croatan National Forest: Cedar Point Campground

Where: On NC 58 1.25 miles north of the junction of NC 24 and NC 58, Cape Carteret
Latitude: 34.4220
Longitude: 77.0501
No. of campsites: 40
Cost: $17
Stuff to do nearby: Hiking, paddling, fishing

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Jones Lake State Park

Where: 4117 Highway 242 N., Elizabethtown
Latitude: 34.6827
Longitude: 78.5954
No. of campsites: 20
Cost: $20
Stuff to do nearby: Hiking, fishing, swimming (seasonal), paddling

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Lake Waccamaw State Park

Where: 1866 State Park Dr., Lake Waccamaw
Latitude: 34.2789
Longitude: 78.4654
No. of campsites: 4
Cost: $13
Stuff to do nearby: fishing, hiking, paddling

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Lumber River State Park

Where: 2819 Princess Ann Road, Orrum
Latitude: 34.3900
Longitude: 79.0022
No. of campsites: 22
Cost: $13
Stuff to do nearby: Fishing, hiking, paddling

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