North Carolina State Parks

The North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation exists to inspire all its citizens and visitors through conservation, recreation and education.

Conservation: To conserve and protect representative examples of North Carolina’s natural beauty, ecological features, recreational and cultural resources within the state parks system;

Recreation: To provide and promote safe, healthy and enjoyable outdoor recreational opportunities throughout the state; and

Education: To provide educational opportunities that promote stewardship of the state’s natural and cultural heritage.

Contact Information

Scott Crocker
State Trails Program Manager
1615 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, North Carolina, 27699-1615