The May ferry schedule is Wednesday through Sunday hourly, departing the mainland from 9:30 am – four:30 pm and departing Bear Island from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Please see the ferry schedule link for the complete schedule. Ferry tickets are offered first come, first served and should sell out early in the day. Arrive early in the day to buy tickets.
The Hammocks Seashore State Park office and ferry dock are located in Onslow County between Jacksonville and Morehead City. From I-ninety five, take I-40 east to NC 24. Comply with NC 24 east by means of Jacksonville to Swansboro. Flip proper onto Hammocks Seashore Road. About 500 feet earlier than the end of the street, flip proper into the park entrance.
Nearby Huggins Island, which sits simply inland from Bear Island between it and the mainland, largely consists of a a hundred and ten-acre (zero.45 km2) thick maritime forest with many giant reside oak trees. The island is generally flat with no sand dunes, and is about a quarter of the dimensions of Bear Island. At the western finish of the island, from which the town of Swansboro might be seen, is a large marsh. Huggins Island is simply accessible by non-public boat, and there aren’t any services, and camping is not permitted on this island.
All campsites positioned on Bear Island with no vehicle entry. Secluded and tranquil, free from intruding commercialism, Hammocks Seaside is probably not for everyone, however the island is a retreat for people who welcome the challenges of relentless sun, sand, sea and sky.
The Could ferry schedule is Wednesday by way of Sunday hourly, departing the mainland from 9:30 am – 4:30 pm and departing Bear Island from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Please see the ferry schedule hyperlink for the whole schedule. Ferry tickets are bought first come, first served and should promote out early within the day. Arrive early in the day to buy tickets.