Angola Swamp, NC

Duplin County, NC

About Angola Swamp, NC

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    Angola Swamp is located in the state of , in the Duplin County, NC. 

    This lake has a surface area of about 20074 acres.


    Angola Swamp is a 12,000-acre (4,856 ha) peatland located in North Carolina. The swamp is the largest remaining natural area of this type in the state and one of the few remaining examples of Carolina Bay wetlands. The Angola Swamp is home to a variety of plant and animal species, including several rare and endangered species. The area is also a popular recreation spot for fishing, hunting, and hiking.

    The Angola Swamp was designated a National Natural Landmark in 1974. The swamp has been designated as a National Natural Landmark.. It was formed thousands of years ago when glaciers retreated at the end of the last ice age, leaving behind a large depression that filled with water.

    The Angola Swamp is a beautiful and unique ecosystem that is home to many rare plant and animal species.

    Can you swim in Angola Swamp?

    Angola Swamp offers Fishing

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    Map of Angola Swamp, NC

    Angola Swamp Lake Activities:

    • Fishing

    Lake Acreage:

    20074 Acres