Emerald Isle Beach Access Points
Locations to Access the Beach in Emerald Isle
Access #1 – Third Street Access
305 Ocean Drive
This location provides 10 parking spaces with an in addition to a handicap ramp and picnic area.
Access #2 – Eastern Regional Access
2700 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle
The original site of the old Emerald Isle Pier, visitors and residents can access 245 parking spaces. This location also offers lifeguard protection. Amenities at this location include a picnic gazebo, outdoor showers, bathrooms, and soft drink machines. The town of Emerald Isle will implement a beach access parking fee at this location as well as the Western Ocean Regional Access location commencing in 2011. The parking fee of $10 per vehicle per day fee will commence April 15 through September 30 for Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Emerald Isle town personnel will collect the $10 per day per vehicle parking fee, and the parking fee is valid from 7AM to 4PM. For your convenience, payment can be remitted in cash or credit card.
Access #3 – Blackskimmer Access
7500 Ocean Drive Emerald Isle
Offering 4-wheel drive access for off-season beach driving in the winter, this area also provides a single handicap parking space.
Access #4 – Western Regional Access
299 Islander Drive, Emerald Isle
This Emerald Isle beach access and parking location provides 167 parking spaces and a lifeguard. Other beach amenities include bathrooms, outdoor showers, volleyball courts, and picnic gazebo. The town of Emerald will implement a beach access parking fee at this location as well as the Eastern Ocean Regional Access commencing in 2011. This new $10 per vehicle daily parking fee will be commence April 15 through September 30 on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Emerald Isle town personnel will collect the $10 per day per vehicle parking fee. The parking fee is valid from 7AM to 4PM and payment can be remitted in cash or credit card.
Access #5 – Randy’s Way Access
9519 Ocean Drive
This site offers a single handicap parking space with beach access.
Access #6 – Channel Drive Access
11001 Station Street
This access offers 16 parking spaces and is located at intersection of Station Street and Coast Guard Road. You can access the beach via Channel Drive
Access #7 – Wyndtree Access
10535 Wyndtree Drive
A single handicap parking space with beach access.
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