Education  »  North Carolina State Parks Field Trips

Park rangers proudly offer dozens of memorable field trip experiences for students and teachers. Explore science, history, social studies and math while sampling stream life or climbing a mountain. With 41 parks and recreation areas statewide, there's bound to be a great field trip near you.

Search for example field trip by park, region, or by NC Curriculum Standard below. Contact each park directly for even more naturally wonderful opportunities.

1. Select a park

2. Select a region

3. Select Curriculum Standard:

4. Click the “Find Field Trip” Button

Need funding for your field trip? Check out the Youth in Parks—Environmental Education (YIP-EE) opportunities at the Friends of State Parks website.

The Junior Ranger Program is correlated to NC Essential Standards for K-5. How to include the Junior Ranger program as part of your field trip (PDF)

Here's a general list of some of the many curriculum standards that can be met by a field trip to a park: State Parks and Curriculum Standards (PDF)