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Outer Banks Public Boat Ramps Dare County

Kitty Hawk

Dare County Public Boat Ramp
Turn west off 158 bypass onto Kitty Hawk Road and follow it for approximately three miles. Turn left onto Bob Perry Road. Follow Bob Perry Road for approximately one mile and turn right at the Dare County Public Boat Ramp sign. Parking is available for approximately 30 vehicles and trailers, with access to a picnic area. The canal to the sound is about 200 feet long, with a depth of approximately 5 feet.

Kill Devil Hills

North Carolina Fish & Wildlife Public Boat Ramp and Access at Dock Street
Off Bay Drive, Kill Devil Hills Ramps, docks, breakwater and 12 paved parking spaces. From the East end of Wright Memorial Bridge on NC158 E over Currituck Sound, go 6.0 mi. to Avalon Drive. Turn right onto Avalon Drive and travel 0.6mi. to Bay Drive. Turn left onto Bay Drive and travel 0.1 mi. to Dock Street. The area is located adjacent to the intersection of Bay Dr. and Dock St. (shallow draft vessels recommended)

Nags Head

National Park Service Boat Ramp at Oregon Inlet
Located at the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center off Hwy. 12 behind the fishing center. Parking is available for approximately 75 vehicles and trailers.

Fish & Wildlife Boat Ramp - Washington Baum Bridge
Located on the west side of the Washington Baum Bridge, directly across from Pirate's Cove Marina. There is parking available for approximately 50 vehicles and trailers, with several railed walkways that provide easy access for recreational fishing. From the junction of US64/264 and NC345 east of Manteo, take US64/264 east 1.0 mile to the Washington Baum Bridge. Turn right onto the access road at the bridge. The area is located under the west end of the bridge.


Dare County Boat Ramp
As you enter the Village of Wanchese, bear left at the intersection and continue for approximately one mile to Fisherman's Wharf Restaurant. The boat ramp is on the south side between Fisherman's Wharf Restaurant and Moon Tillett's Fish Company. Parking is very limited depending on commercial activity.


Fish & Wildlife Boat Ramp - Bowerstown Road
Located in the Town of Manteo on Roanoke Island. Turn left onto Bowerstown Road located at the intersection of Hwy. 64 and Bowerstown Road (next to CVS Pharmacy). Follow Bowerstown Road approximately one mile and make a left on California (you will be facing EMS Station 2). Stay on California for about 1/8 mile and the boat ramp is on the right hand side. There is parking available for approximately 30 vehicles and trailers.

Dare County Public Boat Ramp
Located in the Town of Manteo on Roanoke Island. Turn right at the stop light on Budleigh Street and follow it to the end and make a left. The boat ramp is adjacent to the bridge that goes to the Elizabeth II historical site. There is very limited parking.

Manns Harbor

Dare County Public Boat Ramp
In the Village of Manns Harbor located on the mainland. Cross the William B. Umstead Bridge (on the north end of Roanoke Island) going west and turn left off Hwy. 64 onto Old Ferry Dock Road. Very limited access.

Fish & Wildlife Boat Ramp - Mashoes Road
Located off of Mashoes Road in the Village of Manns Harbor. Cross over William B. Umstead Bridge going west approximately 1/8 mile and turn right onto Mashoes Road. Follow Mashoes Road about four miles and turn left at the Fish and Wildlife sign. Parking is available for approximately 15 vehicles and trailers. This is a wooden ramp; shallow water and very limited parking.

East Lake

Fish & Wildlife Public Boat Ramp
Located one mile east of the Alligator River Bridge off Hwy. 64. Parking available.

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