This was our 2nd state park visited on the thanksgiving road trip, and it was absolutely fantastic. Pictures do not do justice of the beauty of this park. Just go and be amazed by the cypress. I would recommends going when it's cool weather because of insects. We went in November and it was perfect.
A cold overcast day is probably not the best time to evaluate a Park. Luckily I had been there before. The visitor center has a great display of history, flora and fauna in the modern visitor center. Staff are friendly and exhibits are professional. Boasting its very own alligator, the lake and estuaries have wild beauty. You can rent canoes... 更多
We brought one kayak and rented a double (they don't have singles) on a Saturday morning. Two other groups were checking in but the kind woman at the counter got us in and out quickly. The weather was perfect and although I expected more color the views were amazing. We loved the reflection on the water and couldn't stop taking... 更多
An otherworldly experience! Gorgeous Tupelo and cypress trees emerging from dark waters that reflected the sky and canopies above. We kayaked the lake, and went the longest route. Some of the buoys were difficult to spot at times, so we were a little worried about that. We could see how it might be easy to get lost, but we made... 更多
We visited with our Cub Scout Pack for the weekend in the group camping area. There was plenty of room, the bathrooms were near enough, the drinking water was near enough also. Trash cans were in the campsite and emptied daily. While there was another group in a different section of the group area, we overlapped only at the toilet... 更多
We camp here several times per year, with family and with scouts. Our two spring trips were excellent, although be careful of the red bugs (chiggers). It is well worth your time and money to treat your clothes with permethrin in the spring and early summer. Later in the year I enjoy it even more and the red bugs seem... 更多
Camped here this past weekend and it was lovely! The campsites are private, and beautiful. The staff was extremely helpful. Canoeing was peaceful, even on a busy weekend! We loved Bennetts Trail--thought we'd see Yoda as it looked like his home planet! : ) Definitely want tol return!
Located in the NE corner of NC. We go there several times a year to camp out and enjoy the area. There are several hiking trails and the rangers conduct guide hikes and can point out the history of the area and other things you might miss. If you like to paddle then bring your own canoe or kayak or... 更多
We visited this park just for a short walk- and had our 2 y/o son with us, he wanted to expore everywhere- under path and in water as well... So am not that sure it is a place for little kids, but i myself found it so interesting, mysterious and peaceful at the same time...Liked it a lot and would... 更多
Merchants Millpond is a hidden gem in the North Carolina State Parks system. Located in the sparsely-populated northeastern corner of the state, the park preserves a 200 year old millpond that had evolved into its own unique ecosystem. The best way to experience it is by boat. Kayaks and canoes can be rented from the park office or bring your... 更多