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Lake Waccamaw State Park, NC

Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Mon Feb 29 2016   Later Dates


Lake Waccamaw offers four primitive group camping areas nestled beneath the trees. Picnic tables, fire circles and charcoal grills are located in the sites and pit toilets are located nearby. Please be aware that these are hike-in campsites that do not have water or electricity onsite. All campers must check-in at the visitor center or with a ranger before occupying a campsite and must display a parking pass for overnight parking in the parking area.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Charcoal Grill
  • Comfort Station
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Handicap Access
  • Hiking Trail
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Lake Access
  • Parking
  • Picnic Table
  • Telephone
  • Water Drinking
Alerts and Important Information

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
34.27899, -78.46549
34°16'44"N, 78°27'56"W

Lake Waccamaw State Park is located in Columbus County, 38 miles west of Wilmington and 12 miles east of Whiteville. From US 74, follow park signs. Take Old Lake Road south for .5 miles. Turn left on NC 214 for approximately 1 mile. Turn right on Jefferson Road and follow this road for 1 mile until the lake is in sight. Take a left on Bella Coola Road, following this road for 3 miles where you'll enter the park gate on the left.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

Lake Waccamaw State Park
1866 State Park Dr
Lake Waccamaw  NC  28450