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GUIDE LISTING BY STATUTE MILE AND STATE

NORTH CAROLINA

34 StM to 340.8 StM

 

27.8 StM (Alternate Route) (Albemarle Loop)

Dismal Swamp Canal Welcome Center, NC – The Welcome Center is home base for the Dismal Swamp State Park and Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, providing 150′ face dock with tie-up on a first-come, first-served basis for 24 hours. No electric is available. Amenities include boaters lounge, nearby groceries, 24 hours restrooms, fresh water, kayak and canoe rentals, exhibits, trails, Wi-Fi, gift shop, and museum. The area is pet friendly.

The Dismal Swamp Welcome Center is a Gateway Marina and part of the Albemarle Loop of marinas. They offer their own promotions outside of the 48 hours free dockage.  Contact them directly for their promotions.  They do participate in the Passport Program. Loopers who cruise the Albemarle Sound earn points by staying at LOOP member marinas.  Each stay, free or paid visit, counts towards rewards in the LOOP Passport Program. Visit the Albemarle Loop web site for additional information.

Phone: Welcome Center 252-771-8333

Phone: General information Corp of Engineers Norfolk District 757-201-7500

Phone: USCG Norfolk District 757-201-7642

Email Link: https://dismalswampwelcomecenter.com/contact/

 Email: dscwelcome@camdencountync.gov

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/zPTujjDsbd22

Coordinates: 36°30'24.1"N 76°21'21.1"W or 36.50669, -76.35586

Visit: https://dismalswampwelcomecenter.com/

Or: https://albemarleloop.com/marinas.html

Or: https://albemarleloop.com/index.html

 

32.75 StM (Alternative Route)

South Mills Bulkhead, South Mills, NC – Located midway between the South Mills Lock and South Mills Bridge on the west bulkhead. Look for the yellow painted cleats. Depths are reported less than 5’. Small community offers post office, country store, convenience store, auto service center within easy walking distance.

Phone:

Email:

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/LHNi4bxX6aK2

Coordinates: 36°26'38.1"N 76°19'35.2"W or 36.443920, -76.326431

Visit:

 

50.6 StM (Alternate Route)

Mid-Atlantic Christian University, Elizabeth City, NC – 48 Hours Free Dockage is offered including access to showers and restrooms in the Fitness Center on campus. Water, WiFi, and Library are available, but no electrical services are offered. The campus cafeteria is open to cruisers with all you can eat meals ranging in the $7 to $9 range. There is 300’ of dock and side tie for up to 15 boats of all sizes. The end slip has no width restriction. Contact the college for more information and ask for dockmaster Dan Smith, or contact Dan directly. Updated October 5, 2018 with information submitted by Dan Smith.

Phone: College Information 252-334-2000

Phone: Dan Smith Cell 336-681-0575

Email: dan@mminc.org

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/Gp2q9Z5dPFU2

Coordinates: 36°18'12.1"N 76°12'57.8"W or 36.30336, -76.21606

Visit: https://maritime-ministries.reachapp.co/projects/dan-kathy

 

50.7 StM (Alternate Route)

Jennette Brothers Foodservices Distributors, Elizabeth City, NC – 48 hours free dockage is offered by this local business as part of their “Dock and Dine” program. Located directly on the ICW just north of the Elizabeth City Draw Bridge, boaters are required to sign a liability waiver upon arrival and acknowledge by signature that you have insurance. You are also asked to complete a survey of a local restaurant. Pets are not allowed. There is no water or electricity available. Gate to the business is locked at night limiting access to and from the property. Boaters wanting to stay out later can dinghy a couple hundred yards down to the Town Docks in the town center.

Phone: 252-338-2187

Email:

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/YD6JpSyHVgH2

Coordinates: 36°18'06.5"N 76°13'03.5"W or 36.3018, -76.21762

Visit: http://www.jennettebrothers.com/

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51 StM (Alternate Route)(Albemarle Loop)

Elizabeth City Mariners’ Wharf, NC – There is no community along the entire ICW that prides itself as boater friendly as Elizabeth City. The Harbor of Hospitality offers 48-hour complimentary dockage at two locations in the downtown area (Bulkhead and Slips) and a third location at the adjacent Waterfront Park. Restrooms and showers are adjacent to the docks. Located on the Pasquotank River, and Dismal Swamp Route, Elizabeth City’s hospitality to boaters is legendary. Elizabeth City Rose Buddies often greet cruisers with a rose and a warm welcome to the city. Wine and cheese receptions are held by the Rose Buddies on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons on the Waterfront.

Amenities (some at additional cost) include: Restrooms/Showers, Groceries/Shopping, Laundry – Nearby, Fresh Water, WIFI, Restaurant – Nearby Bank/ATM – Nearby, Museums – Nearby, Pet Friendly, Theater – Nearby, Rental Cars- Nearby, Retail Wine/Beer, Mobile Repair Service, Art Gallery Nearby.

 

Elizabeth City is also part of the Albemarle Loop of marinas. A free dockage coupon is valid for one 2-day visit per marina unless other arraignments are made with the marina. Loopers who cruise the Albemarle Sound earn points by staying at LOOP member marinas.  Each stay, free or paid visit, counts towards rewards in the LOOP Passport Program. Visit the Albemarle Loop web site for additional information.

Phone: 252-335-5330 or 855-842-9559

Email: https://visitelizabethcity.com/contact/

Link to Map for Bulkhead: https://goo.gl/maps/YxHh4hWP9o32

Coordinates for Bulkhead: 36°17'56.2"N 76°13'05.7"W or 36.29894, -76.21826

Link to Map for Slips: https://goo.gl/maps/QLLmFzDi1V92

Coordinates for Slips: 36°17'54.5"N 76°13'06.5"W or 36.29847, -76.21848

Link to Map for Waterfront Park: https://goo.gl/maps/Tr14FAjQ18N2

Coordinates for Waterfront Park: 36°17'50.1"N 76°13'04.3"W or 36.29725, -76.21787

Visit: https://visitelizabethcity.com/

Or: Legend of the Rose Buddies Video https://youtu.be/Jbai3K1ZEmU

Or: https://albemarleloop.com/marinas.html

Or: https://albemarleloop.com/index.html

51.2 StM (Alternate Route) (Albemarle Loop)

The Pelican Marina, Elizabeth City, NC – Located a short walk across the bridge from downtown Elizabeth City, The Pelican Marina is under new ownership as of 2016 and renovations are underway. Restrooms and showers, fresh water, pump out, laundry, propane nearby, WIFI, pet friendly, restaurant on site, mobile repair service, kayak rentals, retail wine and beer, and a bank and ATM nearby are among the list of amenities available at The Pelican Marina.

The Pelican Marina is also part of the Albemarle Loop of marinas. A free dockage coupon is valid for one 2-day visit per marina unless other arraignments are made with the marina. Loopers who cruise the Albemarle Sound earn points by staying at LOOP member marinas.  Each stay, free or paid visit, counts towards rewards in the LOOP Passport Program. Visit the Albemarle Loop web site for additional information.

Phone: 252-335-5108

Email 1: admin@thepelicanmarina.com

Email 2: pelican@thepelicanmarina.com

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/BAPDbZWUJ9s

Coordinates: 36°18'01.4"N 76°12'45.1"W or 36.30038, -76.21252

Visit: http://www.thepelicanmarina.com/

Or: https://albemarleloop.com/index.html

 

70 StM (Alternative Route) (Albemarle Loop)

Hertford Bay Marina, NC – Located on the Perquimans River 32.5 miles west of ICW 70 StM the marina was completed in 2015 and includes 9 slips with water, 30 & 50 amp shore power, and sewage pump out. The marina can accommodate a wide range of transient vessels and is located one block from the Historic Downtown with restaurants, shops, hardware, and a convenience store that has groceries. Access to Hertford is limited by a 33’ fixed vertical bridge just east of town on the Perquimans River. If you can clear the fixed bridge, there is also a swing bridge that must be negotiated to enter the town harbor.

Hertford Bay Marina is part of the Albemarle Loop of marinas. A free dockage coupon is valid for one 2-day visit per marina unless other arraignments are made with the marina. Loopers who cruise the Albemarle Sound earn points by staying at LOOP member marinas.  Each stay, free or paid visit, counts towards rewards in the LOOP Passport Program. Visit the Albemarle Loop web site for additional information.

Phone: 252-426-1969

Phone: After hours 252-426-5751

Email: http://townofhertfordnc.com/top-menu/contact

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/vGKee8bVBpS2

Coordinates: 36°11'29.4"N 76°28'00.4"W or 36.19151, -76.46679

Visit: http://townofhertfordnc.com/ 

Or: https://albemarleloop.com/marinas.html

Or: https://albemarleloop.com/index.html

 

75 StM

Manteo Waterfront Marina/ Municipal Free Docks – Located 22.65 StM East of ICW 75 StM and less than one mile from Roanoke Sound on North Carolina’s historic Outer Banks, Manteo Waterfront is adjacent to the Waterfront Marina. The Town of Manteo provides free overnight dockage with no services on a space available basis. Boats may also anchor between the Waterfront Gazebo and Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse and take their dinghy to the dock. Per Cam Sail on October 25, 2017, docks out to the lighthouse only provide 4.5' draft and are used mainly by power boats and shoal draft sailboats. The walkway out to the brown topped gazebo has 7'+ on both sides as does south corner of the boardwalk bulkhead for about 50 feet.

Phone: 252-473-3320

Cell Phone: Dockmaster Carl Jordan 252-305-4800

Email: Dockmaster Carl Jordan jordan@townofmanteo.com

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/FcG5rn3Vjz82

Coordinates: 35°54'31.4"N 75°40'06.7"W or 35.90871, -75.66854

Visit: http://www.townofmanteo.com/marina

 

75 StM (Alternate Route)(Albemarle Loop)

Yacht Dock @ Cypress Cove Marina, NC – Formerly Everett Marina, located 24 StM west of the ICW 75 StM. Located in the Scuppernong River a mile from Columbia, NC. Amenities (some at additional costs) include: 30 & 50 amp electric, fuel, restrooms & showers, fresh water, pump out, laundry, nearby propane, Wi-Fi, pet friendly, retail wine & beer, loaner car, haul out & lift, full service marine store, and deli & snack bar.

Yacht Dock @ Cypress Cove Marine is part of the Albemarle Loop of marinas. A free dockage coupon is valid for one 2-day visit per marina unless other arraignments are made with the marina. Loopers who cruise the Albemarle Sound earn points by staying at LOOP member marinas.  Each stay, free or paid visit, counts towards rewards in the LOOP Passport Program. Visit the Albemarle Loop web site for additional information.

Phone: 252-796-0015

Email: ken@yachtdocnc.com

Or: http://www.yachtdocnc.com/contact.html

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/m3z9ZaeLRMJ2

 Coordinates: 35°55'02.0"N 76°16'38.8"W or 35.91722, -76.27744

Visit: http://www.yachtdocnc.com/

Or: https://albemarleloop.com/marinas.html

Or: https://albemarleloop.com/index.html

 

75 StM (Alternate Route)(Albemarle Loop)

Columbia Municipal Docks, NC – 25 StM west of the ICW 75 StM. Located in the Scuppernong River in the heart of Columbia, cruisers will find a friendly and welcoming town with a visitors’ center, restaurants, shopping, museum, hardware store, grocery store, and a winery all within a short walking distance.   Also available are restrooms, showers, 30 & 50 amp electric, propane, water and pump-out services.

Columbia Municipal Docks is part of the Albemarle Loop of marinas. A free dockage coupon is valid for one 2-day visit per marina unless other arraignments are made with the marina. Loopers who cruise the Albemarle Sound earn points by staying at LOOP member marinas.  Each stay, free or paid visit, counts towards rewards in the LOOP Passport Program. Visit the Albemarle Loop web site for additional information.

 

Phone: 252-796-2781

Email: https://www.townofcolumbianc.com/index.asp?Type=DYNAFORM&SEC={DCFEC492-F0CF-49D0-93A3-48EBEDBC5F91}

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/GLTeCGUtt4k

Coordinates: 35°55'02.8"N 76°15'16.0"W or 35.91743, -76.25443

Visit: https://www.townofcolumbianc.com/index.asp?Type=B_LOC&SEC={09251A3D-C25C-46E0-9605-7A7A29F9F7C9}&DE={4C1635FD-94D3-47D2-989D-7EF3B5B688A5}

Or:  Or: https://albemarleloop.com/marinas.html

Or: https://albemarleloop.com/index.html

 

75 StM (Alternate Route)(Albemarle Loop)

Albemarle Plantation Marina, NC – 25 StM miles west of the ICW 75 StM. Located at the mouth of Yeopim Creek on the northern shore of North Carolina's Albemarle Sound, Albemarle Plantation Marina welcomes cruisers to visit their private boating and golfing community. In addition to a first class marina amenities include tennis courts, salt water pool, hot tub, pool house, showers, golf course, Dockside Café, clubhouse restaurant, bar and grill, pro shop, bocce courts, horseshoe courts, fitness center, exercise trail, and children's playground. Cruisers consider this to be one of the top marinas on or off the ICW with legendary hospitality.

 

Albemarle Plantation Marina is part of the Albemarle Loop of marinas. A free dockage coupon is valid for one 2-day visit per marina unless other arraignments are made with the marina. Loopers who cruise the Albemarle Sound earn points by staying at LOOP member marinas.  Each stay, free or paid visit, counts towards rewards in the LOOP Passport Program. Visit the Albemarle Loop web site for additional information.

 

Phone: 252-426-4037

Email: Dockmaster@AlbemarlePlantation.com

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/cmkwo6FcDMw

 Coordinates: 36°05'03.0"N 76°24'22.8"W or 36.08417, -76.40633

Visit: https://www.albemarleplantationmarina.com/

Or: https://albemarleloop.com/marinas.html

Or: https://albemarleloop.com/index.html

 

75 StM (Alternate Route) (Albemarle Loop)

Edenton Harbor, NC – 40 StM miles west of the ICW 75 StM. Located in the Edenton Bay on the Pembroke Creek, Edenton Harbor, or town dock is overlooked by the 1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse in the old picturesque Edenton. Once the colonial capital of North Carolina, Edenton offers visitors a Museum Trail where you can experience 300 years of well preserved history in this friendly town. Edenton Harbor offers cruisers restroom and shower facilities along with car service to grocery stores and laundry services. The town docks are within easy walking distance of restaurants, coffee shops, art galleries, a hardware store, movie theater, and the Historic Edenton State Historic Site Visitor Center. Guided trolley and walking tours are available daily. The Penelope Barker House Welcome Center is open to the public seven days a week and is a must see museum and gift shop on the waterfront.  Canoe and kayak rentals are also available.

 

Edenton Harbor is part of the Albemarle Loop of marinas. A free dockage coupon is valid for one 2-day visit per marina unless other arraignments are made with the marina. Loopers who cruise the Albemarle Sound earn points by staying at LOOP member marinas.  Each stay, free or paid visit, counts towards rewards in the LOOP Passport Program. Visit the Albemarle Loop web site for additional information.

Phone: 252-482-2832 Or cell: 252-337-4488

Email: edenton.harbor@edenton.nc.gov

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/jorCjf4B9n12

Coordinates: 36°03'21.5"N 76°36'36.9"W or 36.05596, -76.61024

Visit: http://visitedenton.com/edenton-town-harbor#site-harbor

Or: http://visitedenton.com/edenton-town-harbor

Or: https://albemarleloop.com/marinas.html

Or: https://albemarleloop.com/index.html

Or: http://ehcnc.org/

 

75 StM (Alternate Route) (Albemarle Loop)

The 51 House @ Wharf Landing in Edenton, NC – Located 45 west of ICW 75 StM on the Chowan River at the base of the Highway 17 bridge near Edenton The 51 House is a very popular traditional American Restaurant overlooking the Albemarle Sound in the Wharf Landing development.

The 51 House @ Wharf Landing is part of the Albemarle Loop of marinas. A free dockage coupon is valid for one 2-day visit per marina unless other arraignments are made with the marina. Loopers who cruise the Albemarle Sound earn points by staying at LOOP member marinas.  Each stay, free or paid visit, counts towards rewards in the LOOP Passport Program. Visit the Albemarle Loop web site for additional information.

Phone: 252-482-2500

Email: reservations@the51house.com

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/hqD6kooKAQE2

 Coordinates: 36°03'12.1"N 76°40'56.1"W or 36.05337, -76.68226

Visit: http://the51house.com/

Or: https://albemarleloop.com/marinas.html

Or: https://albemarleloop.com/index.html

 

75 StM (Alternate Route) (Albemarle Loop)

Plymouth Landing Marina, NC – Located 48 miles west of the ICW 75 StM on the Roanoke River. Plymouth is part of the North Carolina Inner Banks region and is seven miles up the Roanoke River from Albemarle Sound. There is a fixed bridge of 50’ between the Albemarle Sound and Plymouth. The town docks are located at the Roanoke River Lighthouse & Museum and offer free electric, water, and laundry. Visitor will enjoy the small hospitable town with local cafes, shops, and museums. A grocery store is located 1.25 mile from the town docks.   

Plymouth Landing Marina is part of the Albemarle Loop of marinas. A free dockage coupon is valid for one 2-day visit per marina unless other arraignments are made with the marina. Loopers who cruise the Albemarle Sound earn points by staying at LOOP member marinas.  Each stay, free or paid visit, counts towards rewards in the LOOP Passport Program. Visit the Albemarle Loop web site for additional information.

Phone: 252 217-2204

Email: plymouth.marina.nc@gmail.com

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/GfZzgyFbsVG2

Coordinates: 35°52'00.3"N 76°45'13.9"W or 35.86676, -76.75385

Visit: http://www.visitplymouthnc.com/

Or: http://www.roanokeriverlighthouse.com/

Or: https://albemarleloop.com/marinas.html

Or: https://albemarleloop.com/index.html

 

135.3 StM

Belhaven, NC - Located 3 miles off the ICW 135.3 StM Belhaven Town Docks at Cooperage Landing on Pantego Creek are free for up to three days on a first come basis! Do not confuse these docks with the Belhaven Town Docks at Wynn’s Gut which are not free docks. The Cooperage Landing free docks are located about 100 yards past R12 on the north shore. The fixed docks are newly constructed with finger piers and located within a 5 block distance of the town center and less than a mile from a grocery store, numerous restaurants, a bank, fuel, propane, and a drug store. A boater’s lounge and Wi-Fi are available at the local Chamber of Commerce located about 3-4 blocks from the Cooperage Landing Town Docks. Belhaven has a reputation as a very friendly town and has declared itself “the birthplace of the Intracoastal Waterway.”

Phone: 252-943-3055

Or: After hours Harbor Master Gregg Baker 252-944-0066

Email: whiteglove.belhaven@gmail.com

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/vE5SXBrkLvR2

Coordinates: 35°32'32.3"N 76°37'49.1"W or 35.5423, -76.63031

Visit: http://belhavennc.us/post/5/town-dock.html

Or: http://belhavennc.us/?page_id=1250

 

145 StM

Bath, NC – Located 18.5 StM miles off the ICW 145 StM the North Carolina State Fee Docks allows boaters to stay three days free of charge. There is no water or electric. Boaters are required to fill out a permit application (no charge) at the Visitors Center. The dock is located near the historic district and adjacent to a small scenic park. Restaurants and a grocery store are within walking or biking distance. Email sent to Leigh Swain for information on Bath free dock on 10/17/18.

Phone: 252-923-3971

Email: leigh.swain@ncdcr.gov

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/N5fZoRFgXvK2

Coordinates: 35°28'35.8"N 76°48'55.0"W or 35.4766, -76.81528

Visit: http://www.nchistoricsites.org/bath/

 

145 StM

Washington, NC – Located 32 StM off the ICW 145 StM on the Pamlico River, the Washington Waterfront Docks offers 48 hours free dockage along five 80-foot parallel bulkhead docks at the east end of the marina with depths alongside up to 10-12 feet. Longer stays are chargeable at a rate of $.75 per foot per day. Water and electricity are not available at the free dock location. There is an anchorage and free dinghy dock available. Dockage includes access to private boaters' heads and showers located in the lighthouse. Laundry facility and pump out are available for a $5 fee. Free Wi-Fi is available. Free slips are available on a first come first served basis. Reservations can be made for slips with power and water connections.  

Washington Waterfront and Main Street shopping including 9 restaurants, 2 bakeries, 2 coffee shops, and 2 wine stores are all located within 2 blocks of the docks. Twice weekly free concert and jam sessions at held at the historic Theater. Three grocery stores are approximately 1 to 1-1/2 mile from dock, and some provisions like bread, milk, eggs and staples are available at a Dollar Store which is 4 blocks from the docks. West Marine is less than ½ mile from the Waterfront Docks. 

The Washington Waterfront Docks offers free dockage with power and water to those boats that come to the docks for the entire month of December and participate in the Harbor Walk of Lights, which is the town’s alternative to a Christmas Flotilla and draws many people who walk the waterfront to look at the decorated boats. Reservations for the Harbor Walk of Lights should be made at least a month in advance of arrival as all available transient slips are generally full. The Dockmaster will allow boats to come in a few days early so they have time to decorate and stay through New Year’s. Decorated boats participate in an online and paper ballot contest and prizes are awarded to the winning boats. The two commercial marinas along the waterfront also participate in the contest but may not offer free slips.

The Waterfront Dock office is in the lighthouse at the west end of the waterfront. Dock attendants are on duty from 8:00AM to at least sunset every day except Christmas. Contact the Dockmaster Rick Brass on VHF 16 or the cell phone for information on wind and current, and a Dock Attendant will meet you at the dock to help tie up.
Phone: 252-940-1231
Or Cell: 252-944-6661

Email: docks@Washingtonnc.gov

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/95bLSE7qMTN2

Coordinates: 35°32'34.2"N 77°03'32.2"W or 35.54284, -77.05895

Visit: http://www.washingtonnc.gov/boating-information

Or: https://whda.org/

Or: https://whda.org/harborwalkoflights/

 

157.4 StM

RE Mayo Seafood docks can't be listed as free, but at $.40 per foot including electric they are Darn Near Free and deserve honorable mention at a minimum. Located at approximately 157.4 StM directly on the ICW just south of the Coast Guard Station near Hobucken, NC, RE Mayo offers boaters direct access to fresh seafood to stock the freezer as well as a convenient stopover for the night with limited 30 amp service and rest room facilities. A marine store and fuel are available. We will classify this dock as DNF or Darn Near Free. ICW Free Dock contributor Stacey & Dave Guth of m/v Stinkpot reported on 02/27/19 that the docks have been improved with concrete surfaces and that even though it is a no frills dock that had a good experience.

Phone: 252-745-5331

Email: cgpotter@pamlico.net

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/2EZkjnz9rep

Coordinates: 35°14'34.1"N 76°35'26.3"W or 35.2428, -76.59064

Visit: http://www.remayoseafood.com/services-view/dock-amenitie/

Or: http://www.remayoseafood.com/

 

180 StM

Oriental Town Dock, NC – Located on the Neuse River directly on the ICW offers a free dock with 48 hours maximum stay within any 30 day period. There are two free docks, Town Dock 1 and Town Dock 2 available. Town Dock 1 located on the Hodges Street bulkhead in Raccoon Creek and is a finger pier T off the bulkhead with space for a boat on either side. Depths are reported to be slightly deeper on the right side. Town Dock 2 is the new dock and is also located in Raccoon Creek just to the right of the Oriental Marina fuel dock. It is about 85 feet long and has room for at least 4 30-35 ft boats. Fully functional handicap accessible restrooms are available. No electric or water at the free docks and generators are not allowed. Free self-pump out and Wi-Fi are available. A marine store and marine consignment store, post office, restaurants, hardware store, and West Marine Express store within easy, safe biking and walking distance. Piggy Wiggly, located ½ mile north of the Town Docks, offers free shuttle service. The Bean coffee house (currently closed due to Hurricane Florence but should be open again by November 1) across Hodges Street from Town Dock 1 is a cruiser’s favorite as is the Farmers Market, open on Saturday only, located 100 yard west of Town Dock 1 on Hodges Street. All information verified with Town Manager Diane H. Miller on 10/18/18.

Phone: 252-249-0555

Email: admin@townoforiental.com

Link to Map Town Dock 1: https://goo.gl/maps/ebW2nG5M3wA2

Link to Map Town Dock 2: https://goo.gl/maps/N9jDRYn96VC2

Coordinates Town Dock 1: 35°01'29.6"N 76°41'44.1"W or 35.0249, -76.69559

Coordinates Town Dock 2: 35°01'27.5"N 76°41'44.5"W or 35.02431, -76.69569

Visit: http://www.townoforiental.com/

Or Town Dock 1: https://www.townoforiental.com/index.asp?SEC=0143EBEF-A044-44BE-86C4-915AE37E90C8&Type=B_BASIC

Or Town Dock 2: https://www.townoforiental.com/index.asp?SEC=4794998C-83FC-4070-862D-8488214B1952&Type=B_BASIC

Or HarborCam: https://towndock.net/harborcam

185 StM (New unverified listing as of 12/31/18)

New Bern Union Point Park, NC – Located 24.1 StM off the ICW at the confluence of the Neuse and Trent Rivers in New Bern the 6 acre park with restrooms, picnic table, grills, and playground within easy walking distance to the Historic District with restaurants and shopping venues.

ICW Contributor Janice and Steve reported that there are three finger docks available. However, there are also reports that the docks are damaged and closed since Hurricane Florence. Email sent on 12/31/18 requesting current status of the dock. Listing will be updated when new information is received.

Phone Mike Horton, Park Superintendent: 252-639-2927

Email: HortonM@newbern-nc.org

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/oii77cSHhGP2

Coordinates: 35°06'11.5"N 77°02'07.9"W or

Visit: https://www.newbern.com/union-point-park.html

Or: http://www.newbern-nc.org/

 

185 StM

New Bern Union Point Park, NC – Located 24.1 StM off the ICW at the confluence of the Neuse and Trent Rivers in New Bern the 6 acre park with restrooms, picnic table, grills, and playground within easy walking distance to the Historic District with restaurants and shopping venues. Docks are available on a first come, first served basis for day use up to 4 hours only.  Overnight docking is not permitted. ICW Contributor Janice and Steve reported that there are three finger docks available.

Foster Hughes, Director of Parks & Recreation, reported to ICW Free Docks on 01/24/19 that the docks remain closed due to damage from Hurricane Florence and are being rebuilt. He anticipates reopening in the late summer or early fall of 2019. This listing will be updated when new information is available.

Phone: 252-639-2915

Email: hughesf@newbernnc.gov

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/oii77cSHhGP2

Coordinates: 35°06'11.5"N 77°02'07.9"W or

Visit: https://www.newbern.com/union-point-park.html

Or: http://www.newbern-nc.org/

 

205 StM

Morehead City Otis Landing Day Docks, NC – Located .6 mile off the ICW the free dock adjacent to Big Rock Landing is limited to 4 hours and no overnight docking. The dock is conveniently located overlooking the Morehead City waterfront and Sugarloaf Island, and is within convenient walking distance to banks, shops, and many fine restaurants. Ottis Landing Deck, Weigh Station, & Day Docks have 6 slips for boats up to 26’ boats, and the pier across the end can accommodate larger boats. Ottis Landing is located between Southern Salt Restaurant and Morehead City Ferry Service, directly across from the Blue Marlin Fountain. There is a large wooden deck between the docks and sidewalk and 8 picnic tables. Information submitted by Dock Master on 10/20/18.

Phone Parks Department: 252-726-5083

Or Dock Master Lee Everett: 252-725-5025

Email: Lee.Everett@moreheadcitync.org

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/QcBJApZHfsx

Coordinates: 34°43'10.5"N 76°42'43.0"W or34.71958, -76.71194

Visit: https://moreheadcitync.org/home-parks-recreation/public-water-access/

 

205 StM

Morehead City S. 6th Street Day Docks, NC – Located 1 mile off the ICW, the free 90’ dock at South 6th Street is limited to 4 hours and no overnight docking. The dock is conveniently located in the Morehead City waterfront and within walking distance to banks, shops, and many fine restaurants. Information verified by Dock Master on 10/20/18.

Phone Parks Department: 252-726-5083

Or Dock Master Lee Everett: 252-725-5025

Email: Lee.Everett@moreheadcitync.org

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/69jnb4115o12

Coordinates: 34°43'11.6"N 76°42'35.9"W or 34.7199, -76.70996

Visit: https://moreheadcitync.org/home-parks-recreation/public-water-access/

283.5 StM

Wrightsville Beach NC Wynn Plaza Public Dock - Located approximately 1.5 miles off the ICW or 2.4 miles north of the Masonboro Inlet at the corner of Banks Channel Causeway Bridge and Waynick Boulevard. There are two 35’ and one 50’ floating T docks providing room for 6 boats. There is no water or electricity at the dock. Boats cannot be left on the dock overnight; however convenient anchorage is nearby. Public restroom facilities are located across Waynick Boulevard, but there are no showers. A gazebo overlooks Banks Channel and the dock offers a great location to launch a kayak or canoe. The municipal Free Dock provides mariners an easy access to the downtown business district including many restaurants and bars, a small grocery store, and ATM. Beach access to Wrightsville Beach is less than ¼ mile away. Thanks to ICW Free Dock contributor Miata Daves who first reported the location of Wynn Plaza Public Dock. Miata visited the dock on 12/10/18 and stated that he draws 5' and was able to dock without a problem. Contact Katie Ryan, the Recreation Program Supervisor of Wrightsville Beach Parks & Recreation for additional information.

Phone: 910-256-7925

Email: kryan@towb.org

Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/x7PkPoCtDhK2

Coordinates: 34°12'30.2"N 77°47'49.1"W or 34.20838, -77.79697

Visit: https://www.wilmingtonandbeaches.com/wrightsville-beach/things-to-do/

309 StM

Southport, NC – (Closed) Free 48 hour City Dock with electric (15 amp) and water with limited space of about 45’ for one or two boats. You may have to raft up. Watch out for bolts, etc. on this dock.  Ken Smith on 10/16/18 these docks are still closed because of damages from Hurricane Matthew. Both waterfront restaurants in the same cove, Fishy Fishy and Provisions Company, offer free overnight dockage (limited space) with meals, etc. No services. Suggest that you call ahead for availability.

Phone Provision Company: 910-457-0654

Phone Fishy Fishy: 910-457-1881

Email:

Link to Map City Dock (Closed): https://goo.gl/maps/kwccjHRLrxG2

Coordinates: 33°55'03.9"N 78°01'29.8"W or 33.91775, -78.02494

Link to Map Provision Company: https://goo.gl/maps/azgnPWys9iA2

Coordinates for Provision Company: 33°54'58.5"N 78°01'23.7"W or 33.91626, -78.02324

Link to Map Fishy Fishy: https://goo.gl/maps/XjtfLmhiNp12

Coordinates for Fishy Fishy: 33°55'02.2"N 78°01'24.7"W or 33.91728, -78.02354

Visit Status of City Dock: https://stateportpilot.com/news/article_d608dede-22de-11e8-91ff-4b86546ef24f.html

Or Provision Company: http://www.provisioncompany.com/  

Or Fishy Fishy: http://www.fishyfishycafe.com