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Hammocks Beach State Park offers a variety of learning opportunities for all ages. Typically led by park rangers, these interpretive programs allow the public to gain perspective into what makes North Carolina state parks naturally wonderful. ​

Most of the events are free, though some require pre-registration. All give park visitors deeper insight into the natural world. Call the park office for more information.

 

Food, filters, and fun!  Come out to the park to learn about the biology and natural history of these amazing shellfish.

 

Date of Event:
Tue, 03/13/2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Happy National Pi Day! This hike is aimed at introducing women to the fun and benefits of hiking and to those that may be new to hiking and the outdoors. Come out to the park after dark for this nature-inspired hike along the park's 1/2-mile nature trail. We will be exploring "numbers in nature" during this evening walk through the woods.. #10KWomenTrailProject#ForceOfNature #TogetherWeHike

NOTE: PROGRAM IS WEATHER DEPENDENT. CONTACT PARK OFFICE FOR PROGRAM STATUS.

 

Date of Event:
Wed, 03/14/2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

This is your chance to learn how to build a kite from items you can find around the house. Afterwards we will go outside and attempt to fly our very own creations!

SPACE IS LIMITED; REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by contacting the park office: 910-326-4881.

 

Date of Event:
Thu, 03/15/2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Enjoy the dark skies at the park!  We will explore the different planets and stars that twinkle up in our skies at night.  If it’s a clear night we will bring out the telescope and binoculars to see any planets and other celestial objects that might be in view at the time.  (OPTIONAL) Bring your own telescope & red-lighted flashlight if you have them.

NOTE: PROGRAM IS WEATHER DEPENDENT. CONTACT PARK OFFICE FOR PROGRAM STATUS: 910-326-4881.

 

Date of Event:
Mon, 03/19/2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

During this short hike you will get a chance to discover some of the birds that might be passing through during the busy migration season.  You never know what we will see!

OPTIONAL: bring a bird guide and/or binoculars if you have them.

 

Date of Event:
Tue, 03/20/2018 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Start Location:
Visitor Center
Contact:

Hammocks Beach State Park

1572 Hammocks Beach Road
SwansboroNC 28584
Phone910-326-4881
hammocks.beach@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 34.671000
Longitude: -77.142900

Park Hours:

September - May: 8am - 6pm
June - August: 8am - 7pm
Closed Christmas Day

Park Office
September - May: 8am - 5pm daily
June - August: 8am - 6pm daily

Closed Christmas Day