Great ways to enjoy a picnic this summer in NC

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With beautiful weather ahead of us, it's the perfect time to pack a picnic and get outdoors.

Tuesday on the FOX8 Morning News, FOX8's Shannon Smith showed us some great ways to enjoy a picnic this summer.

North Carolina has dozens of state parks that are now open for picnics and camping, but you do need to make a reservation at some of the parks.

You can do that by visiting www.ncparks.gov/Visit/main.php.