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North Carolina Map Extent

This North Carolina State Map shows major landmarks and places in North Carolina. For example, it features national forests, military bases, preserves, wildlife refuges, and other federal lands in North Carolina.

At the border between Tennessee and North Carolina, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most-visited national park in the United States. It’s filled with waterfalls, wildlife, and hiking all set in the peaceful Great Smoky mountains.

North Carolina isn’t only known for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, it has 4 national forests, 11 national wildlife refuges, and 2 national refuges. Not only this, but Wright Brothers National Memorial is a must-see for any trip to North Carolina.

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Federal lands

National Park (NP)

Great Smoky Mountains NP

National Forests (NF)

Uwharrie NF
Croatan NF

Nantahala NF
Pisgah NF

National Wildlife Refuge (NWR)

Alligator River NWR
Pocosin Lakes NWR
Pea Island NWR
Mattamuskeet NWR
Swanquarter NWR
Cedar Island NWR

Pee Dee NWR
Roanoke River NWR
Great Dismal Swamp NWR
Mackay Island NWR
Currituck NWR

Other Landmarks

Wright Brothers National Memorial
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site
Cape Lookout National Seashore
Cape Hatteras National Seashore

North Carolina lakes, rivers and reservoirs

Lakes and reservoirs

John H Kerr Reservoir
Hiwassee Lake
Appalachia Lake
Chatuge Lake
Atlantic Ocean

Falls Lake Reservoir
B Everett Jordan Lake
W Kerr Scott Reservoir
Fontana Lake
Chesapeake Bay

Rivers and streams

Catawba River
Cape Fear River

Indian Reserves (IR)

Eastern Cherokee IR

Army, naval and military

U.S. Coast Guard Airbase
Dare County Range
Seymour Johnson Air Force Base
Guilford Courthouse National Military Park
Oak Grove Holt Navy Airfield
Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station
Fort Bragg
Pope Air Force Base
Bogue Field Landing
Camp Mackall
Camp Lejeune
Marine Corps Base
Military Ocean Terminal
Naval Facility Engineering Command
Harvey Point Defense Testing Activity

North Carolina Map – Landmarks and places

Chapel Hill
High Point

Mount Airy

State capital


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