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Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 2:00pm
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 8:00am
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 2:00pm
Ferry Closed; Kayak Launch Open; Some...   

The park continues to recover from the effects of Hurricane Florence. The mainland area, including the visitor center, kayak launch, and the ½ mile loop TRACK trail are open.  Bear Island is open for day use and some walk-in same-day camping is available.  However, there ARE NO RESTROOMS OR POTABLE WATER on Bear Island.  The kayak launch is open and all five paddle trails are open for use.  The boat ramp will remain closed while the dock is constructed. Huggins Island and Jones Island are both currently closed to visitors. Ferry service will not resume until the dock replacement construction project is completed. Please see the Hammocks Beach Updates page for additional information.

 Last updated on: Thursday, July 18, 2019

Park News

Each of North Carolina’s state parks has special events during the year and news about facilities, trails, staff and park supporters. And, visitors are frequently finding new ways to explore a park’s unique cultural and natural resources. Check these pages to keep abreast of the news at your favorite parks.

2018 Seasonal Job Opportunities

2018 Seasonal Job Opportunities
 
Are you interested in working at one of North Carolina’s beautiful state parks on the coast? Do you enjoy beautiful views and working with the public? Apply to join our staff at Hammocks Beach State Park and join us at the beach this summer.   
 
Hammocks Beach State Park is currently accepting applications for the 2018 summer season through March 15, 2018 unless the search period is extended.
 
Season begins: April 2018
Season ends:  October 2018
 


1572 Hammock Beach Road
Swansboro, NC 28584

910-326-4881
hammocks.beach@ncparks.gov

 

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GPS: 34.671, -77.1429

 

  • September to May:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
     
  • June to August:
    8:00am to 7:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     
  • September to May:
    8:00am to 5:00pm
    daily
     
  • June to August:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
    daily
     
  • Closed Christmas Day