Services and Information: Recreation and Culture

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State Parks

Land and Environment, State Parks

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

Things to Do at Natural and Cultural Sites across NC

Recreation and Culture, Events

Interested in hearing a lecture by an art or history expert? Want to see artifacts from Blackbeard's flagship being conserved and displayed? Between lectures, tours, hands-on art making, living history programs, concerts, family festivals and opportunities to explore wide open spaces, Natural and Cultural Resources truly has something for everyone. Please join us!


Recreation and Culture, Recreation

Regulated trapping is an integral component of wildlife conservation programs, as it controls abundant wildlife, removes nuisance animals, aids in restoring native species, and protects habitat, property and threatened and endangered species.  

Traveler Information in Real-Time

Recreation and Culture, Tourism

Traffic, road conditions/closures, weather, events that cause severe and unusual congestion

Trips and Travel Ideas from Cultural Resources

Recreation and Culture, Arts and Culture

Trips for exploring North Carolina's natural & cultural resources by theme, including the Civil War, African American experience and more

Visit NC Farms

Recreation and Culture, Tourism

The Visit NC Farms mobile app is expanding statewide and currently offers over 400 destinations of local farms & fisheries, farmers markets, pick your own operations, local food and drink, farm stays and lodging, tours and trails, and community events.

VisitNC Event Calendar

Recreation and Culture, Events

Events make traveling more fun, and our calendar makes planning your getaway around a signature event easy to do. From a hammer throw competition at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, a concert like the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival, the Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament, or seasonal events like July 4th celebrations and Christmas light displays, search the VisitNC calendar for the perfect event for you.


Recreation and Culture, Tourism

Learn more about how the N.C. North Department of Transportation works for bicyclists and pedestrians at WalkBikeNC. While you’re there, check out local resources or map your next bike ride across North Carolina.