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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
     

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


 

 

 

Primitive Fire

2020 is the “Year of Fire” for North Carolina State Parks!  Humans have been making fire for thousands of years.  Fire is an essential survival tool used to boil water, cook food, and generate heat to keep you warm.  This program will teach you how to gather the right materials to make a good fire as well as the actual process of making a primitive fire using a pump drill.
 

Start Location: 
Visitor Center