Beach & Sound

Emerald Isle's oceanfront and soundside public accesses and parks offer a wealth of amenities.  From picnic pavilions, boat and kayak launches, to volleyball courts and playgrounds, Emerald Isle has so many opportunities for your family to enjoy themselves!

Paid parking is in effect from April 1 - Sept. 30, 2021, at the Eastern and Western Ocean Regional accesses, from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Payment will be accepted by debit or credit card only at self service kiosks or through the Passport Parking app. You can find more information here