So cool paddling at these state parks
The quest for family adventure and a closer connection with nature just got easier at Carolina Beach and Hammocks Beach state parks with the
addition of kayak and paddleboard rental services for visitors. This new recreation opportunity is in partnership with North Carolina-based Paddle NC, which also offers paddling instruction and eco-tours from seasonal kiosks within the state parks.
At Carolina Beach, the service is at a soundside beach next to the park’s marina. At Hammocks Beach, it’s located near an established paddling launch, and Paddle NC will also rent a limited number of canoes at that park.
“The state parks system sought proposals to broaden the range of recreation opportunities at Carolina Beach and Hammocks Beach state parks, and this low-impact activity fits well with our mission,” said Carol Tingley, acting state parks director. “Visitors are always finding new ways to…
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