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One of my Favorite State Parks!

Situated near the mouth of the Pamlico River and about half way between the cities of historic Bath... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rebekah C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Great nature walk

Take a walk. Don’t forget bug spray to enjoy the walk. Many trails to choose from. Just go and... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Gastonia, North Carolina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated near the mouth of the Pamlico River and about half way between the cities of historic Bath and Washington is Goose Creek State Park. This park is ideal for anyone who loves water. There are beaches both for the public and for campers, a...More

Thank Rebekah C
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Take a walk. Don’t forget bug spray to enjoy the walk. Many trails to choose from. Just go and explore. Good camping options also

Thank meggie0214
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Nice ride in the woods. We did walk the path to the rive where some people were swimming. We did not swim. probably will not return

Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

I love this place. I come to go fishing, but know I am not going to catch anything. That’s ok, it’s a relaxing trip.

Thank Rob F
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a hike to the sound, this is a nice place to visit. The Rangers had been doing a controlled burn of 120 acres so it wasn’t very pretty around the visitor center. The hiking trails are great.

Thank James G
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Goose Creek State Park, located a few miles east of Washington in Beaufort County, is a 1,669-acre park that has been designated a National Natural Landmark. It encompasses a blend of hardwood forest, freshwater swamps, and brackish marshlands. Activities include easy walking trails, boating and...More

1  Thank D2958ZXgarym
Reviewed 12 March 2018

The approach to this park is appalling. Acres of clear cut ruins. Not a very pretty park at all. I really don't understand the attraction. I was quite disappointed. I think state park and I think clean, pristine, pretty, inviting.... it was none of those...More

3  Thank Hallie919
Reviewed 6 February 2018

I stopped by here as a detour on my way back when I was in the area for business. Although it was a somewhat rainy day, I thought that this park was really nice. The roads were nice and I was surprised by how far...More

Thank LilMiss1
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Beautiful place to walk, swim, or just sit and enjoy views of the river. We've been there several times, and used many of the trails.

Thank MarjH6
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

While in the Bath / Little Washington area, we stopped at the Goose Creek State Park. It is a beautiful place, very quiet and peaceful. Several really nice trails and river front beaches. Really nice!!! I'd definitely recommend it!!

Thank mlowder500
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21 August 2017|
Response from bigdumbandugly | Reviewed this property |
There is a nice layout of unpaved trails but very flat terrain. The park map shows those trails bring bug spray and a snack. Nice water views and places to enjoy lunch. The Bicycle Post shop in Greenville owns and... More
9 June 2017|
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Response from memecoble | Reviewed this property |
There is in Bath but I am not sure about at the State Park.
Sarah B
24 February 2017|
Response from Lawrence B | Reviewed this property |
Horseback riding is not available at Goose Creek.