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The Croatan National Forest is considered a “Coastal Forest” and stretches across more than 160,000 acres. It’s surrounded by the Neuse River, Bogue Sound and White Oak River, making for unbelievable views and landscape. This coastal forest includes pine forests, swamps, estuaries and bogs.

If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, you’ll be thrilled with all the activities and adventures in the Croatan National Forest, such as boating, hiking, horseback riding, canoeing, camping, swimming and bird watching. You also can picnic at one of the many day-use areas. Just remember to pack your camera!

The Croatan National Forest is home to wildlife, such as deer, black bears, turkeys, alligators and birds. It’s also home to the endangered Red-Cockaded Woodpeckers and the Venus flytrap, which can only be found in the eastern coastal plain.

Explore the many facets that the Croatan National Forest, NC has to offer and get back to the beauty of Mother Nature.

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NEXT EMERALD ISLE EVENTS

Taste of Core Sound

St. Patrick’s Day Festival

Emerald Isle Marathon

Easter Eggstreme

Beaufort Wine & Food Festival

Beaufort Wooden Boat Show

Bike the Banks Rides

Emerald Isle Bikes and Blooms

Beaufort Music Festival

Crystal Kai Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) Cup

Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament

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