27 Things To Do Outdoors
in Wilmington, North Carolina

Looking for outdoor adventures in Wilmington, North Carolina? You're in the right place! See below for Sportody's list of the area's top places within an hour drive of downtown. If you have a favorite, be sure to write a review so we can update our rankings.

Board Sports around Wilmington, North Carolina

Boating around Wilmington, North Carolina

Camping around Wilmington, North Carolina

  • Carolina Beach State Park

    Carolina Beach, North Carolina

    Carolina Beach State Park offers access to some of North Carolina's best fishing spots, a secluded camping area beneath towering trees, and miles of hiking trails that traverse a variety of distinct habitats. You can even spot the one of the world's most unique carnivorous plants - Venus flytrap!

    Activities Offered
    • Other Camping Sports
    • Saltwater Fishing
    • Hiking

Diving around Wilmington, North Carolina

Fishing around Wilmington, North Carolina

  • Fort Fisher State Recreation Area

    Kure Beach, North Carolina

    Fort Fisher State Recreation Area has nearly six miles of beach and trails through marsh with wildlife. Different types of rare species of sea turtles nests can be spotted along the beach. This park is also popular for surf fishing, and four-wheel-drive vehicles are allowed seasonally with required permits.

    Activities Offered
    • Surfing
    • Saltwater Fishing
  • Carolina Beach State Park

    Carolina Beach, North Carolina

    Carolina Beach State Park offers access to some of North Carolina's best fishing spots, a secluded camping area beneath towering trees, and miles of hiking trails that traverse a variety of distinct habitats. You can even spot the one of the world's most unique carnivorous plants - Venus flytrap!

    Activities Offered
    • Other Camping Sports
    • Saltwater Fishing
    • Hiking
  • Musicman Charters

    Carolina Beach, North Carolina

    Musicman Charters, located in Carolina Beach, offers Offshore, Inshore, & Near Shore Fishing with furnished tackle on board. This charter offers All-Day, Half-Day and Evening Cruises and is open all year round.

    Activities Offered
    • Other Fishing Sports
  • Offshore Account Sportfishing

    Wrightsville Bch, North Carolina

    Offshore Account Sportfishing offers 1/2, 3/4, and Full Day offshore & deep sea fishing charters, as well as 12 hour Gulf Stream fishing charters in the spring and fall. All fuel, bait, ice, tackle, NC fishing licenses, and fish cleaning is included.

    Activities Offered
    • Fly Fishing
    • Other Fishing Sports
  • Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tour

    Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

    Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours offers family tours around Wrightsville Beach, NC, which include birding, fishing, and sunset tours. Daily tours include Harbor Night Cruise, Masonboro Cruise, Sunset Tours, Inshore Bottom Fishing, Moonlight Cruise, and Harbor Tour.

    Activities Offered
    • Other Boating Sports
    • Deep Sea Fishing
    • Wildlife Viewing

Golf around Wilmington, North Carolina

  • Cape Fear National Golf Course

    Leland, North Carolina

    Cape Fear National Golf Course offers 18-holes of premium public golf in a great natural setting. Located in Brunswick Forest, Cape Fear National is just 5 miles south of historic downtown Wilmington and 45 minutes north of Myrtle Beach off of US 17, making it an ideal stop for golfers on their way into or out of Myrtle Beach.

    Activities Offered
    • 18-Hole Golf Courses
    • Other Golfing Sports

Trail Sports around Wilmington, North Carolina

  • Canterbury Stable

    Wilmington, North Carolina

    Canterbury Stable is situated on 14.5 acres of land, and is owned and operated by Linda Shelhart, who trains and shows Saddlebred horses and teaches English Equitation. Canterbury offers half-hour private and one-hour group riding lessons, boarding, training and showing, but no rentals.

    Activities Offered
    • Horseback Riding
    • Other Equestrian
  • Halyburton Park

    Wilmington, North Carolina

    Halyburton Park offers a variety of nature programs for preschool aged children, school and church groups as well as the general public. The park also offers general interest classes, including yoga and pilates.

    Activities Offered
    • Hiking
    • Wildlife Viewing

Water Sports around Wilmington, North Carolina

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