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NCDOT is expected to begin a paving project on Hammocks Beach Road around September 9, 2015. Please allow extra time when traveling to the park during this period. Through Labor Day Bear Island Ferry Service Runs Daily, Concession Stand Open Wednesday through Sunday, and Lifeguards on Duty Saturday and Sunday through September 7, 2015. Bear Island Bathhouse Open Daily.
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Through Labor Day ferry service to Bear Island operates hourly Monday and Tuesday and every 1/2 hour Wednesday through Sunday, beginning at 9:30 am with the last ferry off Bear Island at 6:00 pm. Please see complete ferry schedule by clicking link on the left hand menu. Lifeguards will be on duty in the protected swim area Saturdays and Sundays only as staffing permits through Labor Day; the concession stand will be open Wednesday through Sunday until Labor Day with drinks and snacks for sale, cash only. Indoor showers on Bear Island will be open to campers from 6 p.m. to 9 a.m. each day, and drinking water, outdoor showers and restroom facilities are open daily. Contact the park office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 910.326.4881 with questions.
PLEASE NOTE: Pets, Carts and Wagons are not permitted on the ferry.
Updated: 2015-09-02 16:34:05
Attention Campers: The emergency phone system on Bear Island is currently out of service. In the event of an emergency after hours please use your cell phone as cellular service from most carriers is available.
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