Looking for a place to launch your kayak or canoe in North Carolina? Kayak Fishing NC provides this map resource, containing almost 500 launch spots, to help you discover new water. The map contains mostly public access points maintained by city, state and the NCWRC. Hours of operation, launch fees and availability are subject to change. Although we’ve made ever opportunity to ensure accuracy, sites are subject to change without notice. Please obey all rules and regulations for each site.  If you’d like to share a launch site or have updated information on a site on this map, please send us a link to philip@kayakfishingnc.com. Thanks, and see ‘ya on the water!

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Yadkin River (York Hill Access) River - Western Maintained by: Alcoa Power Generating, Inc., 704-422-5525
Yadkin River (US 64 Access River - Western Distance to next access point: 9.3 miles
Yadkin River (Tanglewood Access) River - Western Distance to next access point: 16.7 miles. *Portage river right, just below RxR bridge. Primitive access.
Yadkin River (Tailrace Access) River - Western Distance to next access point: 7.1 miles
Yadkin River (Smoot Park Access) River - Western Distance to next access point: 15.1 miles
Yadkin River (Shoals Rd. Access) River - Western Distance to next access point: 6.9 miles. Limited Parking.
Yadkin RIver (Ronda Access) River - Western Distance to next access point: 6.8 miles
Yadkin River (Rockford Access) River - Western Distance to next access point: 11.8 miles. Private launch. Contact Yadkin River Adventures, 336-374-5318 for access.
Yadkin River (Old 421 Park Access) River - Western Distance to next access point: 5.4 miles
Yadkin River (NC 801 Access) River - Western 5877 NC Hwy 801 S, Mocksville, NC 27028 Distance to next access point: 3.5 miles
Yadkin River (Huntsville Access) River - Western Distance to next access point: 10.8 miles. Primitive access.
Yadkin River (Elkin) River - Central E Commerce Street Elkin, NC 28621
Yadkin River (Elkin Access) River - Western Distance to next access point: 10.7 miles
Yadkin River (Donnaha Access) River - Western Distance to next access point: 6.6 miles. Portage required at spill dam, just above Hwy 421
Yadkin River (Crutchfield) River - Western Distance to next access point: 5.0 miles. Primitive access - portage across RxR tracks
Yadkin River (Concord Church) River - Central 5877 NC Hwy 801 S Mocksville, NC 27028
Yadkin River (Boones Cave Access) River - Western Distance to next access point: 9.5 miles. Camping, bathroom, picnic 250 yards from river.
Wrightsville Beach (ICW) Coastal 109 Causeway Dr Wrightsville, NC 28480
Wolf Creek Lake Lake - Western 8 Wolf Pen Rd Tuckasegee, NC 28783 NCWRC maintained. Fairly steep slope, minimal parking.
Wiccacon River (Harrellsville) River - Eastern 206 Old Ferry Rd Harrellsville, NC 27942
White Oak River (Haywood Landing) River - Eastern 8460 Nc Hwy 58 S Maysville, NC 28555
White Oak River (Cedar Point Campground) River - Eastern VFW Rd. Cedar Point, NC 28557
Whichard's Beach Coastal 3670 Whichard's Beach Rd. Chocowinity, NC 27817
Wanchese Boat Ramp Coastal 4683 Mill Landing Rd Wanchese, NC 27981 Located between Fishermans Wharf and Moon Tillett Fish House. Very Limited Parking.
Wake Forest Reservoir Lake - Eastern Paddle and Electric Only
Waccamaw River (Pireway) River - Eastern 9700 River Gate Drive NW Ash, NC 28420
W. Kerr Scott Reservoir (Warrior Creek) Lake - Western 7659 W. Highway 268 Boomer NC 28606
W. Kerr Scott Reservoir (Fort Hamby) Lake - Western 1534 S. Recreation Road Wilkesboro, NC, 28697
W. Kerr Scott Reservoir (Dam) Lake - Western 499 Reservoir Road Wilkesboro, NC 28697
W. Kerr Scott Reservoir (Boomer Rd) Lake - Western
W. Kerr Scott Reservoir (Bandits Roost) Lake - Western
W Onslow Beach (ICW) Coastal 656 Nc Hwy 210 North Topsail Beach, NC 28460
Uwharrie River (Low Water Bridge) River - Western Parking Lot for approximately 10 vehicles.
Uwharrie River (Hwy 109) River - Western Unimproved access, steep bank.
Upper Broad Creek (Lee Landing) River - Eastern 3337 Lee Landing Rd Reelsboro, NC 28560
University Lake (Carborro) Lake - Central 130 University Lake Drive Carrboro, NC 27510
Umstead Park (Big Lake) Lake - Central Umstead Park Rental boats only, no private launch. Note: Lake was shutdown in 2010 due to dangerous algae toxin levels. Check with park on current status.
Tuskasegee River (CJ Harris) River - Western 446 N River Rd, Dillsboro, NC 28725
Turkey Creek (Holly Ridge) Coastal 619 Turkey Point Rd Holly Ridge, NC 28445
Tull Creek (Poyners Road) River - Eastern 458 Poyners Rd Currituck, NC 27958
Tuckertown Lake (Flat Creek) Lake - Central 450 Wildlife Access Road Richfield, NC 28137
Tuckertown Lake (Bringle Ferry) Lake - Central 3301 Bringle Ferry Road Mocksville, NC 27028
Trent River (Trenton) River - Eastern 361 Landfill Rd Trenton, NC 28585
Trent River (Pollocksville) River - Eastern 110 East St Pollocksville, NC 28573
Trent River (Lawsons Creek) River - Eastern 1309 Country Club Rd New Bern, North Carolina 28560
Trent Creek (Bayboro) River - Eastern Private Ramp $5 launch fee.
Tranters Creek (Masons Landing) Coastal 625 Clarks Neck Rd Washington, NC 27889
Tranters Creek (Campground) Coastal 6573 Clarks Neck Road Washington, NC 27889 Private use as guest
Trails End (ICW-Masonboro Island)) Coastal 621 Trails End Rd Wilmington, NC 28409
Topsail Island (Smith Ave) Coastal 84-100 Smith Avenue, Topsail Beach, NC, United States Smith Ave.
Topsail Island (Shoreline Dr.) Coastal 2127 Shore Line Drive Topsail Beach, NC 28445 Shore Line Drive
Topsail Island (Scott Ave) Coastal 108-138 Scott Avenue, Topsail Beach, NC, United States Scott Ave.
Topsail Island (Bush Marina) Coastal 34.36482499442479, -77.63098369818181 912 S. Anderson Blvd, Topsail Island, NC
Taylors Creek (Beaufort) Coastal 2370 Lennoxville Rd Beaufort, NC 28516
Tar River (S. Greenville) River - Eastern 100 E 1st St., Greenville, North Carolina 27858 Town Commons Boat Access
Tar River (Old Sparta) River - Eastern 338 Nc Hwy 42 Tarboro, NC 27886
Tar River (Greenville) River - Eastern 940 Port Terminal Rd Greenville, NC 27858
Tar River (Falkland) River - Eastern 3013 Nc Hwy 222 Falkland, NC 27880
Tar River (Dunbar Bridge) River - Eastern 514 Dunbar Rd Battleboro, NC 27809
Tar River (Bells Bridge) River - Eastern 3001 Andrews St Tarboro, NC 27886
Swift Creek (Cool Springs) River - Eastern 1065 Cool Springs Rd New Bern, NC 28562
Swan Bay (Edenton) River - Eastern 504 South Broad Street Edenton, NC 27932 Access from floating dock
SW Prong Slocum Creek (Slocum Creek) River - Eastern 100 Church Rd Havelock, NC 28532
Surf CIty (Old Landing Rd) Coastal 34.448587952949964, -77.543850755319 Old Landing Rd.
Surf City (ICW) Coastal 517 Roland Ave Surf City, NC 28445
Sunset Beach (ICW) Coastal 101 Sunset Bldv. Sunset Beach, NC 28468
Stoney Creek Marina Lake - Central 1798 Faulkner Drive Burlington, NC 27217 Stoney Creek is the oldest and smallest of the four marinas operated by the City of Burlington. Only boats using electric trolling motors are allowed to launch from this site. Rental boats and a bank fishing area are available at Stoney Creek Marina.
Southport Marina (Southport) Coastal 606 W. West Street Southport, NC
Southport (Unimproved) Coastal 150 Yacht Basin Drive Southport, NC 28461 Caution: Heavy boat traffic and swift current area. South, SE, SW winds can create dangerous hazard for small craft. Use extreme caution if crossing shipping...
South Yadkin River (Cooleemee) River - Central 107 Trestle Lane Cooleemee, NC 27104
South Fork River (South Fork River Park) River - Western 4185 Mountain View Street Gastonia, NC 28056 Canoe & Kayak access only. A cart for portaging to parking is a must.
South Fork New River (Zaloo's) River - Western Take out just below Zaloo's Canoes and just under bridge, river right. Park on hill on gravel parking lot.
South Fork New River (Wagoner Access) River - Western Paddlers may leave vehicles here overnight but must register with the Park.
South Fork New River (SR 163) River - Western Two to three side of the road parking spots on river left below bridge.
South Fork New River (New River SP Rd) River - Western Vehicles must be registered with the Park for overnight parking.
South Fork New River (Kings Creek Rd) River - Western Located near the town of Piney Creek
South Creek (Aurora) Coastal 1 Main St Aurora, NC 27806
Snow's Cut (ICW) Coastal 220 Annie Dr Carolina Beach, NC 28428
Smith Creek (Aurora) Coastal 34783 Nc Hwy 33 E Aurora, NC 27806
Shell Rock Landing (ICW) Coastal 250 Shell Rock Landing Rd Hubert, NC 28539
Shearon Harris Lake (Unimproved Access) Lake - Central New HIll Holleman Rd.
Shearon Harris (Hollemans Crossing) Lake - Central
Shearon Harris (Cross Point Landing) Lake - Central
SE 31st Street (Oak Island) Coastal
Scuppernog River (Creswell) River - Eastern 321 Spruill Bridge Rd Creswell, NC 27928
Scuppernog River (Columbia) River - Eastern 165 Ramp Rd Columbia, NC 27925
Scott's Hill Marina (Wilmington) Coastal 2570 Scotts Hill Loop Road Wilmington, NC 28411
Salters Creek (Core Sound) Coastal 200 Wildlife Ramp Rd Sealevel, NC 28577
Salem Lake (Winston Salem) Lake - Central
Rocky Hock Creek (Take-out) Lake - Eastern Having traveled from Bennett's Millpond
Rocky Hock Creek (Bennet's Millpond) Lake - Eastern 2100 Rocky Hock Road Edenton, NC Access to Rocky Hock creek down to the Chowan River
Roanoke Sound (Washington Baum Bridge) Coastal 1205 Us Hwy 64 Manteo, NC 27954
Roanoke River (Williamston) River - Eastern 746 River Rd Williamston, NC 27892
Roanoke River (Weldon) River - Eastern 1090 Rockfish Lane Weldon, NC 27890
Roanoke River (Water Street Landing) River - Eastern 205 W Water St Plymouth, NC 27962
Roanoke River (Plymouth) River - Eastern 3133 Nc Hwy 45 N Plymouth, NC 27962
Roanoke River (Hamilton) River - Eastern 316 Main St Hamilton, NC 27840
Roanoke River (Grabtown Rd) River - Eastern
Roanoke River (Gaston) River - Eastern 601 Roanoke Rapids Road Gaston, NC 27832
Roanoke River (Edwards Ferry) River - Eastern 89 Us Hwy 258 Scotland Neck, NC 27874
Roanoke River (Astoria Landing) River - Eastern 1333 Astoria Dr Jamesville, NC 27846
Roanoke Rapids Lake (Vultare) Lake - Eastern 773 Old Gaston Road Gaston, NC 27832
Roanoke Rapids Lake (Thelma) Lake - Eastern 1011 Van Warren Road Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
Roanoke Rapids Lake (Fifth Street Landing) Lake - Eastern 1919 W Fifth Street Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
Rhodiss Lake (Conley Creek) Lake - Western 5475 Waterworks Road Granite Falls, NC 28630
Rhodiss Lake (Castle Bridge) Lake - Western 6131 Connely Springs Road Granite Falls, NC 28630
Rhodhiss Lake (Rhodiss) Lake - Western 1550 Weaver Lane Connellys Springs, NC 28601
Rhodes Pond Lake - Eastern 11055 Dunn Road Dunn, NC 28334
Reedy Creek (Old NC 87) River - Eastern Take out from Northeast Park.
Reedy Creek (NE Park) River - Eastern Northeast Park, Gibsonville, NC Paddlers can launch their canoes and kayaks at the low water crossing and enjoy a scenic ride down Reedy Fork and Buffalo Creeks. (7.4 miles to takeout at Highway 87 in Ossipee, 7.6 miles to portage at Glen Raven Dam, 8.6 miles to Haw River-Mountain to Sea Trail)
Randleman Regional Reservoir Marina Lake - Central 7123 Adams Farm Road Randleman, NC 27317 Power boat and paddle access to Southern section of lake
Randleman Lake (Southwest Park) Lake - Central 6309 Southwest Park Drive Greensboro, NC 27407 Consists of 513 acres with hiking and biking trails, dog park, picnic shelters and athletic fields. Randleman Regional Reservoir offers miles of open water for use by boaters and fishermen. Bring your own boat or rent.
Radio Island (MHC) Coastal Bring a cart because you'll want it to transport from parking lot to launch.
Quarterdeck Marina Coastal 503 Carteret St Bath, NC 27808-9766 Launch fee. Bathrooms, small grocery & ice cream. Picnic tables.
Point Marina (Merritt) Coastal 319 Old Lupton Road Merritt, NC 28556 Privately owned
Perquimans River (Perrys Bridge Rd. River - Eastern Recommended for roadside launch only, no parking.
Perquimans River (Perquimans) River - Eastern 386 Boat Ramp Rd Hertford, NC 27944
Perquimans River (NC 37) River - Eastern
Perquimans River (Hertford) River - Eastern
Perquimans River (Bethany Church Rd) River - Eastern Recommended for launch only, no parking.
Pembroke Creek (Mexico Rd) River - Eastern Side of road access to Pembroke Creek.
Pembroke Creek (Edenton) River - Eastern 802 West Queen Saint Exd Edenton, NC 27932 .5 mi access to John's Island campsites
Pee Dee River (Rockingham) River - Central 1425 US Hwy 74 W Rockingham, NC 28379
Pee Dee River (Red Hill) River - Central 225 Matthew Street Hwy 109 Wadesboro, NC 28170
Pee Dee River (Blewetts Grave) River - Central 1073 Blewett Falls Road Rockingham, NC 28739
Pea Island New Inlet Boat Ramp Coastal Shallow area. Small boats, canoes and kayaks.
Pasquotank River (Sawyers Creek) River - Eastern 155 Nc Hwy 343 N Camden, NC 27921
Pantego Creek (Belhaven) Coastal 135 W Water St Belhaven, NC 27810
Pamlico Sound (Swan Quarter) Coastal
Pamlico Sound (Stumpy Point) Coastal 321 Bayview Dr Stumpy Point, NC 27978
Pamlico Sound (Rose Bay) Coastal 6740 Us Hwy 264 E Scranton, NC 27875
Pamlico Sound (Hydeland canal) Coastal 1725 Hydeland Rd Swan Quarter, NC 27885
Pamlico Sound (Englehard) Coastal 35696 Us Hwy 264 Engelhard, NC 27824
Pamlico River (Washington) Coastal 1053 E Main St Washington, NC 27889
Oyster Point (Newport River) Coastal For use by campers
Oyster Creek Rd. (Lowland, NC) Coastal Private Pay Ramp
Oyster Creek (Core Sound) Coastal 1300 Us Hwy 70 Davis, NC 28524
Oregon Inlet Boat Ramp Coastal NC Hwy 12 Nags Head, NC 27959 Located beside Oregon Inlet Fishing Center 98
Ocracoke Island (NPS) Coastal National Park Service ramp and parking lot. Lot can become very crowded in season.
Ocean Isle (ICW) Coastal 67 Causeway Drive Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469
Oak Island (West End) Coastal Kings Lynn Drive Oak Island, NC No Trailers. Caution: Current can be extremely strong and swift around inlet.
Oak Island (West End 2) Coastal W Beach Drive Oak Island, NC No trailers. Caution: Current can be extremely strong and swift around inlet.
Oak Hallow Lake (Sailing Marina) Lake - Central 3700 Waterview Road High Point, NC 27265 The Marina offers year round boating and fishing, sailing classes, sailboat rental, boat storage spaces, bank fishing, picnic shelter rental with electricity, restrooms, and grills. The Marina has bait, fishing supplies and snacks available for purchase. There is also a playground at the Marina and the North Overlook. Non-powered boats (sailboats, canoes, kayaks) can be launched at the ramp located at the end of Waterview Road. Boaters must register and pay at the Marina prior to launching their non-powered boat at the Waterview Road location.
Northwest River (Shingle Landing) River - Eastern 129 Creekside Dr Moyock, NC 27958
North River (Straights Landing) Coastal 1648 Harkers Island Rd Straits, NC 28516
North River (Hwy 70 Causeway) Coastal Unimproved, side of road access.
North River (Hwy 70 Causeway) Coastal Unimproved roadside access.
North River (Hwy 70 Causeway) Coastal Unimproved roadside access, minimal parking.
North River (Coastal Riverside) Coastal 216 Clark Lane Beaufort, NC 28516 Launch for campers only
North Creek Marina Coastal 6280 Kelly Rd. Bath, NC 27808 Fee launch
Newport River (W. Beaufort) Coastal
New River (Sparta) River - Western 6286 US Highway 21 North Sparta, NC 28675 New River Campground Phone:
New River (Sneads Ferry) Coastal 310 Fulcher Landing Rd Sneads Ferry, NC 28460
New River (River Rd) River - Western
New River (Jacksonville) Coastal 10 Tallman St Jacksonville, NC 28540
Neuse River (Union Point Park) River - Eastern
Neuse River (Stevens Mill) River - Eastern 1232 Stevens Mill Rd Goldsboro, NC 27530
Neuse River (Spring Garden) River - Eastern 585 Nw Craven Middle School Rd New Bern, NC 28562
Neuse River (Seven Springs) River - Eastern 100-b Main St Seven Springs, NC 28578
Neuse River (Richardsons Bridge) River - Eastern 1592 Richardson Bridge Rd Princeton, NC 27569
Neuse River (Prices Landing) River - Eastern 2042 Bill Lane Blvd Goldsboro, NC 27534
Neuse River (Poole Road) River - Central 6501 Poole Road
Neuse River (Pitch Kettle Landing) River - Eastern
Neuse River (Milburnie Dam) River - Central 1101 Old Milburnie Road
Neuse River (Maple Cypress) River - Eastern 360 Maple Cypress Rd Grifton, NC 28530
Neuse River (Kinston) River - Eastern
Neuse River (Goldsboro) River - Eastern 2091 Us Hwy 117 S Goldsboro, NC 27530
Neuse River (Glenburnie Park) River - Eastern
Neuse River (Falls of Neuse) River - Central 12054 Falls of Neuse Road Wake Forest, NC 27587
Neuse River (Elizabeth Dr.) River - Central 4901 Elizabeth Drive Raleigh, NC 27604
Neuse River (Coxs Ferry) River - Eastern 1048 Ferry Bridge Rd Princeton, NC 27569
Neuse River (Cow Pen Landing) River - Eastern 1199 Cow Pen Landing Rd Vanceboro, NC 28586
Neuse River (Bridgeton) River - Eastern 880 Wildlife Rd Bridgeton, NC 28560
Neuse River (Anderson Point) River - Central 20 Anderson Point Drive
Neuse River (10' Dam) River - Central Portage, river left.
NE Cape Fear River (Sawpit Landing) River - Eastern 527 Whitestocking Rd Ext Burgaw, NC 28425
NE Cape Fear River (Burgaw) River - Eastern 7271 Shaw Hwy Burgaw, NC 28425
NE 55th Street (Oak Island) Coastal
NE 14th Street (Oak Island) Coastal
Nantahala Lake (Rocky Branch) Lake - Western 28 Alpine Shores Ln Topton, NC 28781
Nantahala Lake (Choga Rd) Lake - Western 3360 Big Choga Rd Topton, NC 28781
Mountain Island Lake (Riverbend) Lake - Western 190 Eddie Nichols Road Mount Holly, NC 28120
Mountain Island Lake (Neck Road) Lake - Western 5898 Neck Road Huntersville, NC 28078
Mountain Island Lake (Latta Plantation Park) Lake - Western 6211 Sample Road Huntersville, NC 28078 Canoe and Kayak Access Only - No Fee Not open 24 hrs
Mountain Island Lake (Hwy 73) Lake - Western Unimproved access
Mountain Island Lake (60' Access) Lake - Western
Morris Landing Rd (Surf City) Coastal Unimproved access
Merchants Mill Pond State Park Lake - Eastern 176 Mill Pond Rd, Gatesville, North Carolina 27938-9100
Meherrin River (Murfreesboro) River - Eastern 26 Us Hwy 258 N Como, NC 27818
Mayo River (Hwy 770/T Clarence Stone Hwy) River - Central
Mayo River (Hwy 220) River - Central Take Out
Mayo River (Anglin Mill Rd Bridge) River - Central
Mayo Lake Lake - Central Neal's Store Road
Manteo Waterfront (Festival Park Rd) Coastal Limited parking - no fee
Lumber River (High Hill) River - Eastern 6098 NC Hwy 72 E Lumberton, NC 28358
Lookout Shoals Lake (Sharon) River - Western 325 Old Lion Road Statesville, NC 28625
Lookout Shoals Lake (Lookout Shoals) River - Western 4750 Lookout Dam Catawba, NC 28609
Lockwood River Coastal 2 Fisherman's Rd. Supply, NC 28462
Lockwood Folly Coastal 356 Riverview Dr Se Bolivia, NC 28422
Lochmere Lake Lake - Central Private property for residents and guests only.
Little River (Halls Creek) River - Eastern 1043 Halls Creek Rd Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Lake Wylie (South Point) Lake - Western 199 Boat Launch Road Belmont, NC 28012
Lake Wheeler Lake - Central 6404 Lake Wheeler Road Raleigh, NC 27603
Lake Waccamaw Lake - Eastern 2404 Canal COve Road Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450
Lake Tillery (Swift Island) Lake - Western 4917 NC Hwy 24/27 Mount Gilead, NC 27306
Lake Tillery (Stoney Mtn.) Lake - Western 22682-A Lake Tillery Road Albermarle, NC 28001
Lake Tillery (Norwood) Lake - Western 45815-A Lakeshore Drive Norwood, NC 28128
Lake Tillery (Morrow Mtn. State Pk) Lake - Western 49104 Morrow Mountain Road, Albemarle, NC 28001
Lake Tillery (Lillys Bridge) Lake - Western 1097 Lillys Bridge Road Mount Gilead, NC 27306
Lake Tillery (Deep Water Trail) Lake - Western
Lake Thom-A-Lex Lake - Central 700 Yokley Road Lexington, NC 27292
Lake Sutton Lake - Eastern 301 Sutton Lake Road Wilmington, NC 28401
Lake Santeetlah (Ranger Station) Lake - Western 1184 Massey Branch Rd Robbinsville, NC 28771
Lake Santeetlah (Cheoah Point) Lake - Western Cheoah Point Rd Robbinsville, NC 28771
Lake Santeetlah (Avery Creek) Lake - Western Joyce Kilmer Rd Robbinsville, NC 28771
Lake Rim (Fayetteville) Lake - Eastern 7490 Old Raeford Road Fayetteville, NC 28304
Lake Reidsville Lake - Central 630 Waterworks Road Reidsville, NC 27320
Lake Reese (Asheboro) Lake - Central 4850 Jackson Creek Road Denton, NC 27239
Lake Raleigh Lake - Central
Lake Orange Lake - Central PO Box #127 Hillsborough, NC 27278 Access is restricted to members of the Friends of Lake Orange, Inc., who pay an annual access fee. Contact: John Tolar
Lake Norman (State Park) Lake - Western 159 Inland Sea Lane Troutman, NC 28166
Lake Norman (Pinnacle) Lake - Western 1556 River Hwy Mooresville, NC 28117
Lake Norman (McCrary Creek) Lake - Western 1437 River Hwy Mooresville, NC 28117
Lake Norman (Long Island) Lake - Western 8268 Long Island Road Catawba, NC 28609
Lake Norman (Little Creek) Lake - Western 4906 Burton Lane Denver, NC 28037
Lake Norman (Hager Creek) Lake - Western 788 Mckendree Road Mooresville, NC 28117
Lake Norman (Beatties Ford) Lake - Western 9124 Unity Church Road Denver, NC 28037
Lake Michie Lake - Central 2303 Bahama Road Bahama, NC 27503
Lake Michael (Mebane) Lake - Central 7300 Lebanon Road Mebane, NC 27302 59 acre lake consisting of bass, crappie, catfish and bream fishing with 2 piers and boat access (not to exceed 17 1/2 feet in length). Relatively sma...
Lake Mattamuskeet Lake - Eastern 38 Mattamuskeet Rd Swan Quarter, NC 27885 Boat on lake only between March 1st - October 31st
Lake Mackintosh Lake - Central 2704 Huffman Mill Road Burlington, NC 27215
Lake Lucas (Asheboro) Lake - Central 3158 Old Lexington Road Asheboro, NC 27205
Lake Johnson Lake - Central 4601 Avent Ferry Road Raleigh, NC 27606
Lake James (State Park) Lake - Western 6883 NC Hwy 126 Nebo, NC 28761
Lake James (Linville River) Lake - Western 5469 NC Hwy 126 Nebo, NC 28761
Lake James (Black Bear) Lake - Western 6114 Lake James Road Marion, NC 28752
Lake Holt Lake - Central Lake Holt Rd Butner, NC 27581
Lake Hiwassee (Michen Branch) Lake - Western Michen Branch Rd. Murphy, NC
Lake Higgins Lake - Central 4235 Hamburg Mill Road Summerfield, NC 27358 Lake Higgins is a 226-acre municipal reservoir. The lake was constructed in 1956 and was later named in honor of Vic Higgins, who served on the Greensboro City Council from 1955-1957. Lake Higgins is located on Hamburg Mill Road, off Highway 220 North. It is the smallest of the three City lakes, yet offers some of the best fishing in the area. Fishing from a boat or pier, kayaking, stand-up paddling boarding (SUP) and canoeing
Lake Hickory (Wittenberg) Lake - Western 175 Wildlife Access Road Hickory, NC 28601
Lake Hickory (Oxford) Lake - Western 1874 Claude Road Claremont, NC 28610
Lake Hickory (Lovelady) Lake - Western 5682 Rocky Mount Road Granite Falls, NC 28630
Lake Hickory (Gunpowder) Lake - Western 5450 Hurricane Hill Road Granite Falls, NC 28630
Lake Hickory (Dusty Ridge) Lake - Western 508 Dusty Ridge Access Road Taylorsville, NC 28681
Lake Gaston (Summit) Lake - Eastern 432 Bluebird Road Littleton, NC 27850
Lake Gaston (Salmons Landing) Lake - Eastern 129 Salmon Landing Road Littleton, NC 27850
Lake Gaston (Henrico) Lake - Eastern 142 Water Front Road Henrico, NC 27842
Lake Gaston (Hawtree Creek) Lake - Eastern 1200 Peete Farm Road Warrenton, NC 27589
Lake Davidson (Davidson Pointe) Lake - Western Located beside the Davidson Day Athletic Fields The trail begins on Jetton Street by the Davidson Day athletic fields, then winds about 900 feet through a mature hardwood forest until reaching the la...
Lake Crabtree Lake - Central
Lake Cammack Lake - Central 4790 Union Ridge Road Burlington, NC 27217 Lake Cammack is located at 4790 Union Ridge Road and offers a wide variety of recreational activities. Launching ramps are available for private boats wishing to fish, ski, or cruise the lake.
Lake Brandt Lake - Central 5945 Lake Brandt Road Greensboro, NC 27455 Lake Brandt is an 816-acre municipal reservoir. The lake was originally built in 1925 and raised to its present level in 1958. Lake Brandt is named in honor of Leon Brandt, who served as Mayor of Greensboro from 1907-1908.
Lake Benson Lake - Central
Lake Adger (Lake Adger) Lake - Western Lake Adger Road Sunny View, NC 28756
Kitty Hawk Bay (Avalon Beach) Coastal 2025 Bay St Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Kerr Lake (Williamsboro Wayside Access) Lake - Eastern
Kerr Lake (Steele Creek Marina) Lake - Eastern 1603 Townsville Landing Road, Henderson, NC 27536 Steele Creek Marina & Campground
Kerr Lake (State Recreation Area) Lake - Eastern 6254 Satterwhite Point Rd, Henderson, NC 27537
Kerr Lake (State Rec. Area) Lake - Central
Kerr Lake (Satterwhite Point Marina) Lake - Eastern 6470 Satterwhite Point Rd, Henderson, NC 27537
Kerr Lake (Nutbush Ramp) Lake - Eastern
Kerr Lake (Longwood Park) Lake - Eastern 13500 Highway 15, Clarksville, VA 23927
Kerr Lake (Kimball Point Rec. Area) Lake - Eastern 460 Kimball Point Rd., Manson, NC 27553 Open April-October
Kerr Lake (Ivy Hill Park) Lake - Eastern Clarksville, VA 23927 Fee base use
Kerr Lake (Island Creek Park) Lake - Eastern Ivy Hill Road, Clarksville, VA 23927
Kerr Lake (Hibernia) Lake - Central 2042 Hibernia Road Henderson, NC 27537
Kerr Lake (Henderson Point) Lake - Central 1395 Reverend Henderson Road Henderson, NC 27537
Kerr Lake (Grassy Creek Park) Lake - Eastern Bullock, NC 27507 Fee based use
Kerr Lake (Flemmingtown Landing) Lake - Central 3316 Flemmingtown Rd. Henderson, NC 27537
Kerr Lake (County Line) Lake - Central 188 County Line Road Manson, NC 27553
Jordan Lake (White Oak) Lake - Central
Jordan Lake (Weaver Creek Impoundment) Lake - Central
Jordan Lake (Vista Point) Lake - Central
Jordan Lake (Seaforth) Lake - Central
Jordan Lake (Robeson Creek) Lake - Central
Jordan Lake (Parkers Creek) Lake - Central
Jordan Lake (New Hope) Lake - Central
Jordan Lake (Impoundment) Lake - Central Small, limited parking off the side of Martha's Chapel Rd. Lot can also be used to access impoundment area across the road. Canoe and Kayak Only - no trailers
Jordan Lake (Hwy 751) Lake - Central Unimproved access. Roadside parking.
Jordan Lake (Farrington Point) Lake - Central
Jordan lake (Ebenezer Church) Lake - Central
Jordan Lake (Crosswinds) Lake - Central
Jones Bay (Pamlico Sound) Coastal 183 Mayo Road, Hobucken, NC 28537 Private Ramp
Johns River (Johns River) River - Western 1318 US Hwy 64/NC Hwy 18 Morganton, NC 28655
Jink's Creek (Ocean Isle) Coastal 4x4 access only, no trailers
Jarrett Bay (Hwy 70 causeway) Coastal Unimproved side of rode access, minimal parking.
Hyco Lake Lake - Central
Hwy 70 Causeway (MHC) Coastal Parking lot for fishing pier access can be used by paddlers. Launch by pier or use lot and ramp if you have a trailer.
Hwy 70 Causeway (Beaufort) Coastal Side of the road parking. Suggest no small trailers. Can become crowded and difficult to maneuver vehicles if someone parks carelessly.
Hope Mille Lake (Fayetteville) Lake - Eastern Lake was drained down in 2010 due to a sinkhole allowing water to escape under the dam.
Holly Shelter Creek (Shelter Creek) Lake - Eastern 12380 Shaw Hwy Burgaw, NC 28425
Holden Beach (ICW) Coastal 103 S Shore Drive Supply, NC 28462
Holden Beach (ICW) Coastal Unimproved Access
Hoboken Marina (Pamlico Sound) Coastal Private Pay Launch
Hiwassee Lake (Ramsey Bluff) Lake - Western 1597 Hanging Dog Campground Rd Murphy, NC 28906
Hiwassee Lake (Hanging Dog) Lake - Western 1917 Hanging Dog Campground Rd Murphy, NC 28906
Hiwassee Lake (Grape Creek) Lake - Western 8235 Joe Brown Hwy Murphy, NC 28906
High Rock (Dutch Second) Lake - Central 155 Benton Road Salisbury, NC 28146
High Point City Lake Lake - Central 602 W. Main Street Jamestown, NC 27282 High Point City Lake Park is a 340 acre lake used for drinking water and for recreation. Bank and boat fishing are allowed with proper permits and licenses. The park's marina rents fishing boats year round and seasonally rents its canoe and pedal boats. Private boats (certain restrictions apply) may launch at the marina ramp.
Haw River (Union Bridge) River - Central Old Greensboro Rd Union Bridge Access - Limited parking
Haw River (Town & Country) River - Central Located on Riverside Drive in Burlington. Town and Country Paddle Access is adjacent to Town and Country Nature Park, which offers hiking trails and picnic areas.
Haw River (Swepsonville River Park-Upper) River - Central 2472 Boywood Road, Swepsonvillle
Haw River (Swepsonville River Park-Lower) River - Central 2472 Boywood Road Swepsonvillle
Haw River (Shallow Ford Natural Area) River - Central 1955 Gerringer Mill Road
Haw River (Saxapahaw Mill Race) River - Central Opened in September 2011, this paddle access can be used as a put in for take-out is Chatham County. Be aware that the nearest legal take out is approximately 15 miles from this access.
Haw River (Saxapahaw Lake) River - Central Opened in September 2011, this paddle access can be used as a take out from Swepsonville, or as a put-in and take out for padding on the lake. The access is operated by Alamance County Recreation and Parks Department. It is open during daylight hours. Restrooms are not available.
Haw River (Red Slide Park) River - Central The 15 acre park features access to the Haw River Trail and Haw River Paddle Trail. The Park is located on Lang Street in downtown Haw River.
Haw River (Puryear Dam portage) River - Central Portage, river left
Haw River (Jordan Lake) River - Central
Haw River (Indian Valley) River - Central Indian Valley Paddle Access provides access to a flat water paddle behind the Glencoe Dam. Paddlers can put-in and take out here, or take out at Great Bend Park.
Haw River (Hwy 64) River - Central
Haw River (Hwy 54) River - Central 1124 Cooper Road, Graham, NC Located at 1124 Cooper Road, immediately adjacent to Hwy 54. One the first accesses opened on the Haw River Trail, the access is operated by the City of Graham and also offers picnic areas.
Haw River (Hwy 15-501) River - Central For upriver access
Haw River (Great Bend Park) River - Central 350 Greenwood Drive Great Bend Park provides a take-out for paddlers coming from upstream. The preferred put-in for the downstream section is Glencoe Paddle Access.
Haw River (Glencoe) River - Central 2348 Glencoe Road
Haw River (Chicken Bridge) River - Central Unimproved Access
Haw River (Bynum Beach) River - Central
Haw River (Brooks Bridge Rd.) River - Central Launch added in 2013. Located on Guilford/Greensboro City Property. Approximately 4 miles to Altamahaw Paddle Access.
Haw River (Altamahaw) River - Central Altamahaw Paddle Access provides access to a challenging and technical section downstream and a tranquil flat-water paddle above the dam. Check water levels before paddling downstream. Operated by Alamance County Recreation and Parks, the access has restrooms, fishing areas and picnic areas. Call (336) 229-2410 for more information.
Hatteras (Public beach access) Coastal
Hatteras (Public Beach Access) Coastal
Harkers Island Bridge (Straights) Coastal Roadside parking
Harkers Island Coastal This lot is used for overflow and overnight by permit if camping at Cape Lookout. Visitor center is across the street.
Harborside (Ocracoke Island) Coastal 244 Irvin Garrish Hwy Ocracoke Island, NC 27960 Private fee based ramp owned by Harborside Motel
Hancock Creek (Cahoque Creek Rec. Site) River - Eastern 1100 Cahoogue Creek Rd Havelock, NC 28532
Hamstead (ICW) Coastal 613 Lewis Rd Hampstead, NC 28443
Hammocks Beach State Park Coastal 1572 Hammocks Beach Road Swansboro, NC 28584
Hagan Stone Park Lake - Central 5920 Hagan-Stone Park Road Consists of 409 acres of natural area with hiking/biking trails, lakes, kayak rentals (seasonal), woods and various open areas, and playgrounds.
Greens Creek (Oriental) Coastal 100 Midyette St Oriental, NC 28571
Great Lake (Maysville) Lake - Eastern 3550 Great Lake Rd Maysville, NC 28555
Graham-Mebane Lake Lake - Central 3218 Bason Road Mebane, NC 27302 The Graham Recreation Department Graham-Mebane Lake, formerly know as Quaker Lake, was expanded from 150 acres to its present size of 650 acres in 1994. The lake now serves as a raw water source for the cities of Graham and Mebane. The new lake also serves as a recreation source for the citizens of the area offering skiing, bank fishing and sport fishing. 919-563-6544
Goose Creek State park (Dinahs Landing) Coastal Ramp for park guests
Glenville Lake (Pine Creek) Lake - Western 2799 Pine Creek Rd Cullowhee, NC 28723
Glenville Lake Lake - Western 1371 Pine Creek Rd Cullowhee, NC 28723
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Ft. Fisher (ORV access) Coastal 4x4 access to approximately 4 miles of beach. Must obtain permit at visitors center which is open from 8am-5pm
French Broad River (Woodfin) River - Western 1510 Riverside Drive, Woodfin, NC 28804 Woodfin River Park
French Broad River (Westfeldt Park) River - Western 83 Old Fanning Bridge Road Fletcher, NC 28732
French Broad River (Weir Dam) River - Western Portage on river left.Considerable rapids below dam, down to Ledges Whitewater park. Suggested to bypass this section and continue by put-in at Alexander RIver Park.
French Broad River (Rosman) River - Western Main Street, Rosman, NC 28772 Champion Park
French Broad River (Redmon Dam) River - Western Portage river right and re-enter below.
French Broad River (Penrose) River - Western 170 Apac Drive, Penrose, NC South of Old Hendersonville Hwy and East of Crab Creek Rd. 6-single vehicle spaces.
French Broad River (Marshall) River - Western 1995 Barnard Rd., Marshall, NC 28753 Barnard Park
French Broad River (Marshall) River - Western 2412 Stackhouse Rd., Marshall, NC 28753 Stackhouse Access. Suggested experienced paddlers only. Technical whitewater.
French Broad River (Marshall Dam) River - Western Exit River right and portage through town.
French Broad River (Hot Springs) River - Western 234 Silvermine Rd., Hot Springs, NC 28743 Hot Springs Access. Owned by Nantahala Outdoor Center 828-622-28743
French Broad River (Hot Springs) River - Western River Road, Hot Springs, NC 28743 Murray Brach Access
French Broad River (Hot Springs) River - Western State HWY 1304, Hot Springs, NC 28743 Paint Rock Access NC/TN State Line
French Broad River (Hendersonville) River - Western Grove Bridge Rd, Hendersonville, NC 287539 Built-in Staircase with boat slide.
French Broad River (Glen Bridge River Park) River - Western 77 Pinners Road, Arden, NC 28704
French Broad River (Fletcher) River - Western 83 Fanning Bridge Rd., Fletcher, NC 28732 Westfeldt River Park
French Broad River (Carrier Park) River - Western 220 Amboy Rd., Asheville, NC 28806 Multi-use park - River Access
French Broad River (Brevard) River - Western Island Ford Rd., Brevard, NC 28712
French Broad River (Brevard) River - Western 656 Greenville Hwy., Brevard, NC 28712 Hap Simpson Riverfront Park
French Broad River (Brevard) River - Western Wilson Road Access, Brevard, NC 28712 Public access Concrete Ramp
French Broad River (Brevard) River - Western Unimproved access off Poplar Ln. Plans for improvement 2014
French Broad River (Asheville) River - Western 194 Hominy Creek Rd., Asheville, NC 28806 Hominy Creek River Park
French Broad River (Asheville) River - Western 508 Riverview Dr., Asheville, NC 28806 French Broad River Park
French Broad River (Asheville) River - Western 49 Riverside Dr., Asheville, NC 28801 Jean Webb River Park
French Broad River (Alexander) River - Western 2589 Old Marshall Highway, Alexander, NC 28701 Alexander River Park
French Broad River (Alexander) River - Western 3042 Old Marshall Hwy, Alexander, NC 28701 Walnut Island River Park. 50 yard access from parking to water.No trailers allowed.
French Broad River ( Lyons Mtn. Rd.) River - Western Lyons Mountain Rd., Brevard, NC 28712 Put-in/Take out Only *Vehicles towed*
Fontanna Lake (Cable Cove) Lake - Western Cable Cove Rd, Robinsville, NC 28771
Fontana Lake (Tsali) Lake - Western 8101 Nc Hwy 28, Bryson City, NC 28713
Fontana Lake (Old 288) Lake - Western 2251 Old Nc Hwy 288, Bryson City, NC 28713
Fontana Lake (Lemmons Branch) Lake - Western 8101 Nc Hwy 28, Bryson City, NC 28713
Fontana Lake (Flat Branch) Lake - Western 3200 Greasy Branch Rd, Bryson City, NC 29713
Federal Point (Buzzard Bay) Coastal 2515 S Fort Fisher Blvd Kure Beach, NC 28449
Farmers Lake (Yanceyville) Lake - Central 3268 Badgett Sisters Parkway Yanceyville, NC 27379
Falls Lake - Eno River Lake - Central Red Mill Road Durham, NC The Eno River Boat Ramp at the Three Rivers area of Falls Lake can be used to launch both motorized and non-motorized watercraft. The Eno Boat Ramp is located in Treyburn Corporate Park, off Red Mill Rd. in Durham.
Falls Lake (unimproved) Lake - Central Unimproved access - road closed, usually underwater. Off of Old Weaver Trail Rd.
Falls Lake (Shinleaf) Lake - Central 13708 New Light Road Wake Forest, NC 27587
Falls Lake (Rolling View) Lake - Central 4201 Baptist Road Durham, NC 27703
Falls Lake (Possum Track Rd) Lake - Central Unimproved, roadside access
Falls Lake (Ledge Rock) Lake - Central 2736 Olive Groove Church Road Durham, NC
Falls Lake (Hwy 98) Lake - Central Public Fishing Area - Unimproved Small Craft launch maintained by the NCWRC. Submitted by: L. Goenaga
Falls Lake (Hwy 50) Lake - Central 13900 Creedmoor Road Wake Forest, NC 27587
Falls Lake (Holly Point) Lake - Central 14424 New Light Road Wake Forest, NC 27587
Falls Lake (Hickory Hill) Lake - Central Falls Lake, Hickory Hill 24 hr access
Falls Lake (Beaver Dam) Lake - Central 14600 Creedmoor Road Wake Forest, NC 27587
Falls Lake (Barton's Creek) Lake - Central 12909 Six Forks Road Raleigh, NC 27614
Falls Lake (B.W. Wells) Lake - Central 1630 Bent Road Wake Forest, NC 27587
Eno River (Kings Highway Park) River - Central Ben Johnson Rd. Located within Kings Highway Park. /Limited Parking. Cart needed for portage to launch. Submit: Joel E.
Emerald Isle (ICW) Coastal 6800 Emerald Dr Emerald Isle, NC 28594
Emerald Isle (Coast Guard Rd. Park) Coastal 9413 Coast Guard Rd, Emerald Isle, NC 28594 41-Acre park located off of Coast Guard Road, turn right just after reaching Deer Horn Dunes. Flaoting dock launch. Cart required for lot to launch transport. Submit: Joel E.
Edenton Bay (Edenton) River - Eastern Queen Anne Park Access
Edenton Bay (Cotton Mill) River - Eastern Access is from backside of Cotton Mill. Follow trail to long boardwalk.
East Lake (Mashoes) Lake - Eastern 2081 Mashoes Rd Manns Harbor, NC 27953
Dutchmen Creek (Oak Island) Coastal 4650 Fish Factory Rd Oak Island, NC 28461
Durham Creek Ramp Coastal 300 Durham Creek Ln Aurora, NC 27806 Minimal side of road parking. Recommend 4x4 if ground is wet.
Dillard Creek (Dillard's Mill Rd. Bridge) River - Eastern Beginning at the old milldam this short scenic trail can be completed in a morning or afternoon. This trail has many mature trees bordering its banks which give the effect of canoeing through twin col...
Dillard Creek (Arrowhead Safe Refuge) River - Eastern Take-out/put-in on Dillard Creek. Parking for Residents of Arrowhead Only, Non-authorized vehicles will be towed.
Deep River (McIver Landing) River - Central US 421 South, Junction of N. Plank and Fayetteville Rds, Gulf, NC 27256 Provides a safe and legal canoe and kayak access to the Deep River.
Deep River (Camelback Truss Bridge) River - Central 2989-3079 State Road 2145, Bear Creek, NC 27207 Truss bridge (circa 1910) over Deep River, near between Gulf and Cumnock, NC.
Dawson Creek (Oriental) Coastal 303 Creek Place Rd Oriental, NC 28571
Davis Ferry Services Coastal 148 Willis Road Davis, NC 28524 Not a launch - ferry service to Cape Lookout National Seashore. Cabins and Beach.
Dan River (Settlebridge) River - Central
Dan River (S Fieldcrest Rd) River - Central
Dan River (Old Hwy 87) River - Central South Hamilton Street Eden, NC
Dan River (Moratock Park) River - Central Sheppard Mill Rd, Danbury, NC 27016
Dan River (Milton Hwy/Hwy 62) River - Central
Dan River (Lindsey Bridge) River - Central
Dan River (Lindsey Bridge Rd) River - Central Portage Dam at River Right.
Dan River (Leaksville) River - Central 580 Bethlehem Church Road Eden, NC 27288
Dan River (Jessup's Mill) River - Central At Collinstown Road Bridge
Dan River (Hwy 89) River - Central
Dan River (Hwy 704 Bridge) River - Central
Dan River (Hanging Rock Access) River - Central
Dan River (E. Academy) River - Central
Dan River (Danville Anglers Park) River - Central 350 Northside Drive , Danville, VA 24540 Anglers Park
Dan River (Dan River Company) River - Central Rental and Shuttle Service www.danrivercompany.com
Currituck Sound (Brumley Road) Coastal 192 Brumley Rd Knotts Island, NC 27950
Croatan Sound (Manns Harbor) Coastal 5227 Us Hwy 64 Manns Harbor, NC 27953
Croatan Sound (Bowsertown Road) Coastal 1153 Bowsertown Rd Manteo, NC 27954
Cotton Patch Landing Coastal 2018 Cotton Patch Rd. Chocowinity, NC 27817 Lauch fee. Store onsite.
Core Creek (Tuttles) Coastal Unimproved access to a drainage creek off of Core Creek. Can be un-navigable at lower tides.
Core Creek (New Bern Rd) Coastal Unimproved access - 2-3 vehicles only
Core Creek (Kinston) River - Eastern Remote access to Core Creek. Honor system fee launch.
Contentnea Creek (Grifton) River - Eastern 510 Water St Grifton, NC 28530
Conaby Creek (Plymouth) River - Eastern 85 Conaby Ln Plymouth, NC 27962
Coinjock Bay (Coinjock) Coastal 482 Waterlily Rd Coinjock, NC 27923
Chowan River (Tunis) River - Eastern 104 Wildlife Ln Winton, NC 27986
Chowan River (Shoups Landing) River - Eastern 120 Shoups Landing Rd Gatesville, NC 27938
Chowan River (Gatesville) River - Eastern 700 New River Rd Gatesville, NC 27938
Chowan River (Edenhouse Bridge) River - Eastern 248 Wharf Landing Rd Edenton, NC 27932
Chowan River (Cannons Ferry) River - Eastern 247 Cannons Ferry Rd Tyner, NC 27980
Cheoah Lake (Lewellyn Branch) Lake - Western 24681 Nc Hwy 28 N Bryson City, NC
Chatuge Lake (Ledfords Chapel) Lake - Western 994 Ledford Chapel Rd Hayesville, NC 28904
Chatuge Lake (Jackrabbot) Lake - Western 288 Jack Rabbit Rd Hayesville, NC 28904
Cedar Street (Emerald Isle) Coastal 7802 Emerald Drive Emerald Isle, NC 28594 Very limited single vehicle parking. Turn on Cedar St. just beside The Reel Outdoors
Cedar Point (ICW Swansboro) Coastal 144 Cedar Point Blvd Cedar Point, NC 28584
Cedar Island Rd (Hwy 12 Bridge) Coastal
Cedar Island (Pamlico Sound) Coastal 115 Driftwood Dr Cedar Island, NC 28520
Cedar Island (Cedar Island Bay) Coastal 3575 Cedar Island Road Cedar Island, NC 28520 Access for guests of Driftwood Motel or their campground guests.
Cedar Creek Lake Lake - Western 3387 Shook Cove Rd Tuckasegee, NC 28783
Catherine/Warrwick Creek Trail River - Eastern Very minimal parking, suggest no trailers This trail begins in the narrows of the creek and takes the canoeist downstream through scenic hardwood swamps to the edge of the Chowan River.
Catawba River (River Bend Park) River - Western Claremont, NC 28610 Canoe and Kayak access only. Located within River Bend Park just below the Oxford Dam. Not open 24 hrs.
Catawba River (Hwy 29/74 Bridge) River - Western 7304 Wilkinson Boulevard Belmont, NC 28012
Catawba River (Bobby's) River - Western
Cape Fear River (Tory Hole) River - Eastern 335 N Poplar Street Elizbethtown, NC 28337
Cape Fear River (Tar Heel) River - Eastern 1000 Wildlife Landing Road Tar Heel, NC 28392
Cape Fear River (River Road Park) Coastal 6500 River Road Wilmington, NC 28412
Cape Fear River (Raven Rock SP) River - Central
Cape Fear River (Old Hwy 1) River - Central Unimproved Access
Cape Fear River (Lillington) River - Central 640 Wildlife Road Lillington, NC 27546
Cape Fear River (Fayetteville) River - Eastern 2517 Wilmington Hwy Fayetteville, NC 28306
Cape Fear River (Elwells Ferry) River - Eastern 2702 N. Elwell Ferry Road Council, NC 28434
Cape Fear River (Castle Street) River - Eastern 602 Surry Street Wilmington, NC 28401
Cape Fear River (Buckhorn Rd) River - Central Unimproved Canoe - Kayak Access
Cape Fear River (Avent Ferry) River - Central
Cane Creek Reservoir (Orange Co.) Lake - Central
Calico Creek (Morehead City) Coastal Very Limited Parking but Public Access. Submitted by J. Reilly 9/5/2013
Brunswick River Park River - Eastern
Brunswick Nature Park (Leland) River - Eastern 2601 River Rd SE Winnabow, NC Paddle craft only
Broad River (US 221) River - Western US 221 Broad River Unimproved Access
Broad River (Thompson Lake Rd) River - Western River Road No offical access. Owners usually OK with parking by bridge only
Broad River (River Creek Campground) River - Western 217 River Creek Drive, Rutherfordton, NC 28139 Private Put in/take out Contact for approval
Broad River (Island Creek Rd) River - Western Unimproved roadside assess. Located above Canopy Ridge Farm
Broad River (Gray's Road) River - Western 520 Gray's Rd, Rutherfordton, NC 28139 Offical Public Access
Broad River (Coxe Road/ Hwy 74) River - Western 2254 Coxe Road, Rutherfordton, NC 28139 Public Access Coxe Underneath US 74 bridge
Broad River (Clark Road) River - Western Unimproved Private Property Access. Side of Road Paking. Technically considered tresspassing. Suggested to continue to River Rd take out.
Broad River (Canopy Ridge Farm) River - Western 7115 Hwy 64/74A Lake Lure, NC 28746 Canopy Ridge Customer Access Only. River Class I/!! When dam is releasing 3 Miles to River Creek Campground Take out
Broad River (Big Island Road) River - Western Big Island Road No Public Access/Side of Road
Brices Creek (Old Airport Rd.) River - Eastern Unimproved roadside assess.
Brices Creek (Merchants Store) River - Eastern
Brices Creek (Creekside Park) River - Eastern Old Airport Rd.
Brices Creek (Brices Creek) River - Eastern 953 Perrytown Rd New Bern, NC 28562
Boiling Springs Lake (Alton Lennon Dr.) River - Eastern
Blue Water Marina (Oak Island) Coastal 5710 57th Place West Oak Island, NC 28465 Parking on street. Adjacent parking lot is for Motel guests.
Blounts Creek (Chocowinity) Coastal 350 Crisp Landing Rd Chocowinity, NC 27817
Blewett Falls Lake (Pee Dee) Lake - Central 579 Boat Landing Road Lilesville, NC 28031
Blewett Falls Lake (Grassy Island) Lake - Central 2356 Grassy Island Road Ellerbe, NC 28338
Big Swamp (Lennons Bridge) River - Eastern 12646 Old Whiteville Road Lumberton, NC 28358
Big Flatty Creek (Big Flatty) River - Eastern 265 Shadneck Rd Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Bethel Fishing Center Coastal 160 Bethel Fishing Center Rd Hertford, NC 27944 Phone Small grocery and bait available onsite
Bennetts Creek (Platform Campsites) River - Eastern
Bennetts Creek (NC 37) River - Eastern Municipal park put-in/take-out for paddle in campsites located North. Camping permits available from Merchants Millpond State Park.
Bennetts Creek (High Ground Campsites) River - Eastern
Bennett's Millpond Lake - Eastern 2100 Rocky Hock Road Edenton, NC Access to pond above dam
Belews Lake (Piney Bluff) Lake - Central 8635 Belews Creek Rd. Belews Creek, NC 27009
Belews Lake (Pine Hall) Lake - Central 2645 Pine Hall Road Pine Hall, NC 27042
Belews Lake (Humphrey's Ridge) Lake - Central 435 Humphrey's Ridge Drive Stokesdale, NC 27357
Belews Lake (Carolina Camp-in Marina) Lake - Central 548 Shelton Roas Stokesdale, NC 27357
Bear Creek Lake Lake - Western 664 Bear Lake Rd Tuckasegee, NC 28783
Bear Creek (Willis Landing) Coastal 100 Saltwater Ln Hubert, NC 28539
Bay River Campground (Merritt, NC) Coastal 672 Weaver Camp Rd, Merritt, NC 28556 (252) 745-4879
Bay River (Rivers Edge Campground) Coastal 149 Tempe Gut Rd Bayboro, NC For campground guests only
Badin Lake (Waterfront Park) Lake - Western
Badin Lake (Lakemont) Lake - Central 241 Lakemont Road New London, NC 28127
Badin Lake (Cove Boat Ramp) Lake - Western
Badin Lake (Circle Drive) Lake - Central 724 Shoreline Drive New London, NC 28127
Atlantic Beach (ICW) Coastal 613 Atlantic Beach Causeway Atlantic Beach, NC 28512 Check with Chasin Tails for parking in their lot
Apalachia Lake (Apalachia) Lake - Western 555 Powerhouse Rd Murphy, NC 28906 CAUTION: current can be very strong.
Alligator River (Gum Neck Landing) River - Eastern 6885 Gum Neck Rd Columbia, NC 27925
Alligator River (Frying Pan) River - Eastern 5550 Frying Pan Rd Columbia, NC 27925
Alligator River (East Lake Ferry) River - Eastern 19669 Old Ferry Dock Rd East Lake, NC 27953
Albermarle Sound (Midway Drive) Coastal 142 Midway Dr Edenton, NC 27932
Alamance Creek (Hwy 87) River - Central Access is on river right.
Airlie Road (ICW-Wrightsville) Coastal Side of road parking - unimproved access
39th Place W (Oak Island) Coastal
298 W Beaufort Rd Beaufort, NC 28516 Crowded in the Summer but has separate kayak launch dock.