Located 6.4 miles from the B. Cameron Langston Bridge, between Pier Point and Ocean Reef condominiums at 2701 Emerald Drive.
Open year round from sunrise to sunset
Leashed pets allowed; must be on a six foot leash. Owners are subject to pooper scooper law. $50 fine for violators.
Lifeguards are on duty from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. from April through September this year at the Eastern Ocean Regional Access (EORA). Paid parking is $2-$4 an hour, based on time of year and day of the week. The maximum amount for one vehicle per day is $16. Vehicles should be parked in a space before payment can be made using the Passport smartphone app or by utilizing one of the two kiosks on site. Reservations are not accepted, and it is first-come, first-serve.
Click here to view educational videos on how to pay using the app and the kiosk.
- Beach Access
- Handicapped Accessible
- Parking for 167 cars
- Picnic Pavilion
- Seasonal Lifeguards
From the intersection of Hwy 24 and 58 proceed across the B. Cameron Langston Bridge. Travel 6.4 miles (in the vicinity of mile marker 15), the Eastern Ocean Regional Access will be on the right-hand side between Pier Point and Ocean Reef condominiums at 2701 Emerald Drive.
Please contact Emerald Isle Parks & Recreation Department for more information. 252.354.6350.