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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


The ferry is not in service during the off season. Check back in the spring for the 2022 schedule.





Come celebrate World Oceans Day with us! As we celebrate our oceans you will get a chance to learn about these wave skimmers that frequent the waters around Hammocks Beach State Park giving us a playful show almost daily. We will talk about their natural history, threats, and any conservation efforts there are to protect these beautiful creatures. There is so much we can learn from them!

NOTE: Program will be at Bear Island Concession Stand. FERRY TICKET PURCHASE IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND PROGRAM.

Date of Event: 
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Start Location: 
Bear Island Concession Stand

Park Maps and Brochures:

Upcoming Events:

Friday, December 10, 2021 - 2:00pm
Sunday, December 12, 2021 - 2:00pm
Sunday, December 12, 2021 - 2:00pm