Unwind at Freeman Park

Beachgoers are drawn to Freeman Park for its relaxed environment and picturesque ocean surroundings. Indigenous seagrass waves calmly as visitors get in some relaxation in the quiet park.

Here are a few ways to unwind and enjoy the natural sounds of the ocean and the park:


Enjoy calm shores on the beaches, perfect for leisurely swimming without a ton of waves. Lifeguards are usually available for the safety of visitors.

Fishing & Crabbing

Freeman Park is a popular spot to fish, cast for minnows and up their catch with crabbing. Teeming with wildlife, you’ll be sure to catch something!


Freeman Park is a beautiful site to camp. It’s a protected environment, so be sure to know all of the rules and regulations involved in camping there. Small campfires are allowed as well as dogs, with strict rules to follow for the enjoyment of everyone visiting the park.

Horseback Riding

Ride a horse along the beach in a small group. This is a great way to explore the length of the park. Horseback riding regulations are something to know before you go, being careful to avoid vegetation and the protected sand dunes.

Freeman Park is just one of the many attractions in Carolina Beach. Popular for the nostalgic charm, the whole area is great for families who want to simply enjoy the beauty of the beach and make memories. This is a great place to spend time together in nature, exploring the natural habitats around the area. Do yourself a favor when planning your next vacation to the Carolina Beach area – see all the sites and take in all the beauty that North Carolina has to offer.