North Carolina Coastal Plain Paddle Trails
North Carolina's coastal plain, comprised of small creeks and rivers, sheltered estuarine waters and open expanses of large rivers and sounds offers a variety of paddling adventures. These diverse waterways provide opportunities for all levels of paddling skills, from beginners to experts.
Pristine cypress swamps, slow-moving blackwater streams and extensive salt marsh edged waterways invite paddlers to observe and enjoy their natural beauty. Birding, fishing, exploring historic sites and visiting small communities are just a few of the activities that paddlers can enjoy.
Being this close to nature reminds us of the importance of clean water and relationships of the land to the water. To keep our waterways safe and enjoyable for everyone and to ensure a safe paddling experience, keep these tips in mind:
We hope that you will enjoy your explorations of the coastal plain creeks,
rivers and estuaries to return time and time again.
Visitor information can be obtained at www.visitnc.com or by calling 1-800-VISITNC (1-800-847-4862).
|Map List||Coastal Region Paddle Trails Map||Related Web Links|
|DPR Home||Canoeing Regulations and Safety Tips||Viewing and Printing Tips|
The North Carolina Coastal Paddle Trail Initiative (NCCPPTI) has been coordinated by:
With generous assistance and leadership from: