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Coastal Region

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Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge
Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Cape Lookout National Seashore
Carolina Beach State Park
Cedar Island National Wildlife Refuge
Cliffs of the Neuse State Park
Croatan National Forest
Currituck National Wildlife Refuge
Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
Fort Macon State Park
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site
Goose Creek State Park
Hammocks Beach State Park
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Kerr Lake State Recreation Area
Lake Waccamaw State Park
Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge
Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge
Medoc Mountain State Park
Merchants Millpond State Park
Moores Creek National Battlefield
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
Pettigrew State Park
Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
Roanoke River National Wildlife Refuge
Singletary Lake State Park
Swanquarter National Wildlife Refuge
Theodore Roosevelt State Natural Area
Waynesborough State Park
Wright Brothers National Memorial

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General Information

Description - With Interstate 95 slicing through North Carolina's Coastal Region, visitors are given convenient access to a wealth of American history and exceptional cultural resources. The public lands in this region bring the past to life, enlighten citizens about our sensitive coastal environment and open a doorway for memorable vacations.

Recreation - Salt and freshwater fishing, swimming, sunbathing, hiking, tour biking, surfing, shell collecting, canoeing, hang gliding, visiting museums, oceanside camping, picnicking, and much more are available to visitors of all ages and abilities at North Carolina's many public recreation sites.

Climate - Winter daytime temperatures average above 44 degrees Fahrenheit (above 7 Celsius). Summer daytime temperatures average above 80 degrees Fahrenheit (above 27 Celsius). The state has a fairly wet climate with an average precipitation for this area averaging above 52 inches (above 132 centimeters). Sunscreen and bug repellant are recommended during the warmer months.

Location - Stretching from Virginia to South Carolina, North Carolina's Coastal Region falls east of Roanoke Rapids in the north and Lake Waccamaw in the south.

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Contact Information:
North Carolina Div. Of Travel and Tourism, 301 N. Wilmington Street , Raleigh, NC, 27601, Phone: 919-733-4171

Additional Information:
North Carolina Travel Regions - North Carolina is divided into three geographic travel regions: the Coastal Region, the Piedmont Region and the Mountain Region.


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