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Hoof It or Woof It Hike

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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.




Hoof It or Woof It Hike

Come out to the park on the first Sunday each month with your doggies and enjoy this ranger-guided hike along one of the park's newly developed hiking trails.  There will be a new topic each month as we explore the sights and sounds around us.   NOTE: pets must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet at all times.  Meet at the Visitor Center.

Trail: approximately 2 miles, easy

PROGRAM IS WEATHER DEPENDENT. Contact park office for program update: 910-326-4881.

Start Location: 
Visitor Center

Hike Length and Difficulty: 
2.0 mi, easy