Ocracoke (near Havelock), NC
Ocracoke Campgrounds are only accessible by ferry or aircraft transportation. Ferry reservations may be required from May 1 thru September 30. Facilities such as restaurants, grocery, stores, service station, etc are located in Ocracoke Village. Please note that the camping area includes cold water showers, no shade, and sandy soil which requires extra long tent stakes. Additionally, there is a beach located right over the dunes from the campground.
Services & Amenities:
- Bbq Grills
- Comfort Station
- Drinking Water
- Dump Station
- Flush Toilets
- Sinks in Restroom
- Visitor Center
Alerts and Important Information
The campground is open yearly- first Friday in April at noon and closes last Monday at noon in October. Only accessible by ferry or aircraft. Ferry reservations maybe required from May 1st thru Sept. 30th. Facilities Such as restaurants, grocery, stores, service station; etc are located in Ocracoke village. Cold water showers Only. No shade, sandy soil requires extra long tent stakes.
Specific sites may not be pre-reserved; Sites are assigned upon arrival on a first come first serve basis.
Pets must be leashed
Bring own firewood. Pedestal grills are available for cooking fires only, ground fires are not permitted in the campground.
Water and electric hookups are not available, potable water available in each section of the campground.
No firearms or fireworks
Upon arrival check in at the campground kiosk. If noone is available please check in by 8am the following morning.
The beach is located right over the dunes from the campground.
Due to ferry operations at the Hatteras ferry there maybe longer delays in getting to the island during the summer. Try to arrive early in morning or late afternoon. Heaviest traffic will be midday.
No entrance fees.
Altitude 4 feet.
Generator hours are 6am-10pm.
For additional park information contact headquarters 252-473-2111.
Quiet hours 10pm to 6am.
All vehicles on pavement including trailers and boat trailers.
Two vehicles per site - 2 cars or 1 car and 1 trailer or 1 car and 1 RV.
6 people and 2 tents allowed per campsite.
Insect spray is recommended-mosquitos are common
Interagency Senior or Access pass numbers must be provided when making reservations. Be prepared to present pass and picture ID at check-in. Discounts cannot be processed after the reservation has been made.
If arriving after 10 pm call 252-928-6671.
Jun 15 2010 to Dec 14 2010
Apr 02 2010 -
Oct 24 2010
Campground Phone: 252-928-6671
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
Ocracoke Campground Reservations