Best Off-Highway Drives in North Carolina

This list represents the most popular off-highway drives in North Carolina. Use this list to plan your next North Carolina off-highway drives trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. Off-Roading on Cape Lookout National Seashore


Here is your chance to take that SUV off-road. But remember, you’re driving in a fragile ecosystem, not a racetrack. Stay within the boundaries of the four-wheel-drive trails and beach and don’t tramp…
From the guidebook "Exploring Cape Hatteras and Cape Lookout National Seashores"
Harkers Island, NC - Off-Highway Drives
Published by Falcon Guides

#2. Off-Roading on Cape Hatteras National Seashore


Cape Hatteras National Seashore allows driving on the beach via seventeen vehicle access ramps. It might seem intrusive to purists, but driving on the beach is not necessarily harmful to the environme…
From the guidebook "Exploring Cape Hatteras and Cape Lookout National Seashores"
Buxton, NC - Off-Highway Drives
Published by Falcon Guides