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Contact the park
 

910-326-4881

hammocks.beach@ncparks.gov
 

Address
 

Visitor center

1572 Hammock Beach Road
Swansboro, NC 28584

GPS: 34.6710, -77.1429
 

Hours
 

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

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  • September to May:

Open daily:
​8:00am to 5:00pm
 

  • June to August:

Open daily:
8:00am to 6:00pm
 

  • Closed Christmas Day
     

Ferry
 

2021 ferry schedule (updated)

Current ferry protocols

 


 

 

 

Crabs

We will look at and explore the various crab species that can be found near Bear Island and its surrounding marshes. You will hear about how to spot one, where they live, and even what they eat. Be careful not to get your fingers pinched!
 

NOTE: Program will be held at the Bear Island Bathhouse. FERRY TICKET PURCHASE IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND PROGRAM.
 

Date of Event: 
Saturday, June 12, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Start Location: 
Bear Island Bath House