Goose Creek Tar Kiln Trail

  • Hiking in Goose Creek State Park near Wilmington North Carolina.


Dogs Yes

Fall Foliage

2.6 (miles)


Out & Back

Minimal (Elev. Δ - ft)

North Carolina

Tar Kiln Trail is an easy hike in Goose Creek State Park, North Carolina. This trail is kid friendly and dog friendly, so long as your furry kids are on leash. The park says this trail is "located between Mallard Creek and Palmetto trails, remnants of the longleaf pine logging industry of the 1800s and early 1900s are still evident here. Several tar kilns have been marked along the trail." There is camping available in Goose Creek State Park.

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Entrance Free, Camping Fees
Contact: Goose Creek State Park 2190 Camp Leach Road, Washington, NC 27889

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