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Great Dismal Swamp

This huge area is jointly owned. US Fish and Wildlife manages over 111,000 acres stretching from Suffolk and Chesapeake, VA, to Camden, Pasqotan, and Gates Counties, NC as the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. The State of NC manages 14,700 acres as Great Dismal Swamp State Park. US Army Corps of Engineers manages Dismal Swamp Canal, along Rte. 17 in VA and NC. NC DOT runs the Dismal Swamp Canal Welcome Center, and Elizabeth City State University manages 600 acres. There are also private owners. The application is jointly sponsored by the 4 mentioned owners.

Visitor Information: Currently open to public.

Location: 2356 Highway 17N, South Mills, NC 27976, South Mills, North Carolina, 27976

National Park Unit: No

Ownership: Culp, Lloyd US FWR Service

Location Type: Site