Cape Fear River Walk

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Cape Fear River Walk

Take a stroll alongside the Cape Fear River Walk and experience the sights, sounds and smells in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina.

Cape Fear River Walk
Cape Fear River Walk in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina


The Cape Fear River Walk leads visitors on a boardwalk tour alongside the Cape Fear River in Wilmington, North Carolina. Docks along the rivers edge serve as temporary homes for passengers that travel by boat to visit the Port City for dining and shopping. You will find more permanent residents of the Cape Fear River including the Battleship USS North Carolina and the USCGC Diligence. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the city as you stroll along the boardwalk by local restaurants and shops. The Cape Fear River Walk extends from the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge to the Isabel Holmes Bridge and offers visitors the opportunity to tour the river by  boat via Wilmington Water Tours.


Our Wordless Wednesday feature highlight photos of the boardwalk and The Cotton Exchange in downtown Wilmington. Pictures capture moments in time along with the eclectic scenery that is unique to the riverfront community.



Some notable things to see and do while visiting the Cape Fear River Walk and downtown Wilmington area are: USS Battleship, North Carolina Cape Fear Museum Haunted Cotton Exchange Tours Haunted Pub Crawl Hollywood Location Walk Wilmington Trolley Company Wilmington Water Tours Horsedrawn Carriage Rides History Walking Tours Ghost Walk of Old Wilmington The Children’s Museum of Wilmington Bellamy Mansion

Karen Dombroski | Tree Branch Photography Wilmington, North Carolina


Photographer Bio: Karen is a local photographer located in Wilmington, North Carolina. She recently graduated from Cape Fear Community College with a degree in Interior Design and occasionally takes pictures for local events and family gatherings. To see more of her work, you can visit her  via Facebook at Tree Branch Photography.








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