Public Boat Ramp

The facility is located on Bogue Sound at 6800 Emerald Drive near mile marker 18 on NC 58 (adjacent to Chapel By The Sea).  The facility includes  4 launching ramps and parking for 112 vehicle / trailer combinations, and a separate parking lot with 18 single vehicle spaces.  The new facility is managed by the NC Wildlife Resources Commission, and is open 24/7/365.  There is no fee to launch a boat.

  • Four Launching Ramps
  • Parking for 112 Vehicle / Trailer Combinations
  • Pier to the Sound
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Senator Jean Preston Memorial Playground

View Official Marked Boat Route from New Public Boat Launching Facility to AIWW

Please View Important Boating Access Area Regulations from NC Wildlife Resources Commission