National Parks in North Carolina

See mountaintops, scenic parkways & sandy shores.

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National Scenic Trail, NC and CT, GA, MA, MD, ME, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, TN, VA, VT, WV

Blue Ridge

Parkway, Blue Ridge Mountains, NC and VA

Blue Ridge Parkway

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Blue Ridge

National Heritage Area, Fletcher, NC

Cape Hatteras

National Seashore, Nags Head, Buxton, Ocracoke, NC

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Cape Lookout

National Seashore, Harkers Island, NC

Carl Sandburg Home

National Historic Site, Flat Rock, NC

Fort Raleigh

National Historic Site, Manteo, NC

Great Smoky Mountains

National Park, NC and TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Guilford Courthouse

National Military Park, Greensboro, NC


Cultural Heritage Corridor, NC and FL, GA, SC

Moores Creek

National Battlefield, Currie, NC

Overmountain Victory

National Historic Trail, NC and SC, TN, VA

Trail of Tears

National Historic Trail, NC and AL, AR, GA, IL, KY, MO, OK, TN

Wright Brothers

National Memorial, Kill Devil Hills, NC

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