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*CANCELED* Beach Gems

Kayaking at Hammocks Beach State Park
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Visitor center

1572 Hammock Beach Road
Swansboro, NC 28584

GPS: 34.6710, -77.1429



  • September to May:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
  • June to August:
    8:00am to 7:00pm
  • Closed Christmas Day


  • September to May:

Open daily:
​8:00am to 5:00pm

  • June to August:

Open daily:
8:00am to 6:00pm

  • Closed Christmas Day


There is currently no ferry service to Bear Island due to COVID-19. Please check back here for updates.




*CANCELED* Beach Gems

This event has been canceled.

You can find many unique items while combing the beaches here in eastern North Carolina. Shells and shark’s teeth are highly sought after while the many varieties of smooth stones are often overlooked. Discover how these river stones can be polished to reveal beautiful pieces that can be used for jewelry or decoration.

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Visitor Center