Bear Island Bathhouse Scheduled to re-open March 14, 2015. Ferry Service scheduled to resume April 3, 2015, Annual Ferry Passes Now Available for 2015 Ferry Season!
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The bathhouse on Bear Island with rest room facilities and potable water are currently winterized, and barring any freezing temperatures or maintenance problems will reopen on March 14, 2015. Prior to March 14, 2015 camping on the island is open but campers must bring all necessities with them including drinking water. Ferry Service for the 2015 season will resume April 3, 2015. Please click the Ferry Schedule link on the left of this page for a complete listing of ferry departure days and times. Annual ferry passes for the 2015 are available for $50.00 at the park office. Contact the park office at email@example.com or 910.326.4881 with questions.
Updated: 2015-02-25 16:55:30
Picture yourself relaxing at Hammocks Beach.
Canoeists and kayakers can explore the marsh.
The park is a great place for birdwatching.
Park rangers conduct educational and interpretive programs at the park.
Experience nature like never before at the park's backpack campsites.
The maritime forest is populated by red cedar, loblolly pine, red maple, red bay and various oaks.
Volunteers working on Jones Island.
The visitor center includes educational exhibits.
The Mullet Cup kayak race draws fierce competition.
Loggerhead sea turtles nest at the park.
Hammocks Beach is the only North Carolina state park reached by ferry.
Another spectacular sunset at Hammocks Beach State Park!