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Cold Water Kayaking

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


Ferry service is not available in the off-season. Please check back in the spring for the 2021 ferry schedule.





Cold Water Kayaking

Join a ranger to learn about some cool tips while paddling our waters during the cooler season months.  You will hear about some ways to be best prepared for some cold water paddling to ensure a safe and fun trip!

Meet on the back deck at the Visitor Center.
​Due to the Governor's new Executive Order social distancing is encouraged and face masks must be worn whenever social distancing of 6 feet can't be maintained.

Date of Event: 
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Start Location: 
Visitor Center Back Deck

Park Maps and Brochures:

Upcoming Events:

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 1:30pm
Monday, November 30, 2020 - 5:30pm