UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Fri, July 21, 2017 8:30 AM
    Visitor Center - Hammocks Beach State Park
  • Tue, July 25, 2017 2:00 PM
    Bear Island - Hammocks Beach State Park
  • Wed, July 26, 2017 10:00 AM
    Vistor Center - Hammocks Beach State Park

Other Park Activities:


Hatchling Hikers

   Get your little ones outdoors and help them discover the wonders of nature. During this program we will read a story, make a craft, and take a short hike-all about the topic of the day! Preschool and day care groups are welcomed. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

LEAP Week (Learn & Explore at the Park)

   A week full of activities for any children who want to learn and discover about the environment around them. These programs support the North Carolina State Park’s Junior Ranger Program. Every day is a new activity, with the kids earning their Junior Ranger certificate and patch at the end of the week.

 

Matinée at the Marsh

   Come out to the Visitor Center to enjoy a movie under the stars with your friends and family. Drinks and snacks will be provided. A different movie every month.

 

Military Appreciation Day

   Celebrate and enjoy a fun-filled day for all our active military members and their families. We offer free ferry rides to Bear Island, food, games, and local educational exhibits for the military families to enjoy!



Kayak Trips

   Visit the park and enjoy our ranger-guided kayak trip through the surrounding marsh waters of Hammocks Beach. This will be a great opportunity to learn and discover some of the habitats and wildlife of coastal North Carolina. Kayaks, paddles, and lifejackets will be provided.

 

Take A Child Outside Week

   This nationally-recognized week is set aside for activities for any child that may want to learn and discover about the environment around them. These scheduled programs support the North Carolina State Park’s Junior Ranger Program. Every day is a new activity, with the kids earning their Junior Ranger certificate and patch at the end of the week.

 

Marsh Cruises for a Cause

   Enjoy this interpretive boat tour as you explore and learn about the coastal community of Swansboro including its history, culture, and wildlife. We will journey through the marshes and waterways that surround Hammocks Beach State Park and the local communities. The fee is a monetary donation benefiting a local chosen charity.

 

Trunk or Treat

   Come out to Hammocks Beach State Park and enjoy this annual fall event which includes: games, candy, prizes, and more! Cars are decked out with fun decorations for all the trunk-or-treaters to enjoy.
 

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