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Fun & Family-Friendly at Kill Devil Hills Beaches

Two kids enjoying a day on the beach in Kill Devil Hills NCA day on the beach in Kill Devil Hills, NC is all about classic family fun! Kill Devil Hills offers wide beaches, white sand, and plentiful public beach accesses. Many Kill Devil Hills beach accesses provide ample parking, showers, and restrooms. The beaches are typically bustling during the summer months - you'll find vacationers boogie boarding, skim boarding, playing beach volleyball, building sandcastles, reading, and lounging. Pack a cooler with sandwiches and snacks, or simply walk to a restaurant or sandwich shop for lunch.

Kill Devil Hills, NC beaches are patrolled by the Town of Kill Devil Hills Ocean Rescue Division. Lifeguards cover all oceanfront areas by ATVs and 4-wheel drive trucks. Kill Devil Hills also offers numerous fixed lifeguard stands (see complete list below). Kill Devil Hills lifeguards are on duty from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm daily during the summer months.

Please be sure to carefully read all Outer Banks Beach & Ocean Safety Guidelines before hitting the Kill Devil Hills beaches. Play hard, but be sure to play it safe! Additionally, don't forget to reapply sunscreen and drink plenty of water while on the beach in Kill Devil Hills, NC.

Kill Devil Hills NC Public Beach Accesses:
L = Lifeguarded  NL = No Lifeguard  H = Handicapped Parking Available  PP = Paved Parking Area  S = Shower Facilities 
W = Wooden Walkway to Beach  BH = Bath House

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Arch Street - NL
Helga Street - L
Chowan Street - NL
Hayman Boulevard - L/PP/H
Walker Street - NL
Eden Street - NL
5th Street - L/PP
4th Street - L/W
3rd Street  - NL
2nd Street - L/PP/W
1st Street - L/PP/W
Asheville Drive - L/PP/W/S/H
Prospect Avenue - L/PP/W/H/S
Glenmere Avenue - PP/NL
Woodmere Avenue - L/S/PP/W/H
Raleigh Avenue - NL
Carlow Avenue - L/PP/W/H/S
Sutton Avenue - PP/W/H/NL
Pinehurst Avenue - NL
Ocean Bay Blvd.- L/BH/H/PP/W
Carlton Avenue -NL
Oregon Avenue -L/PP
Clark Street - L/PP/H/W
Calvin Street -L/W
Martin Street - L/PP/W/H
Atlantic Street - L/S/PP/W
Ocean Acres - NL
Lake Drive - L/PP/W/H


*Please note that all beach access & lifeguard information is subject to change without notice.Ocean rescue in Kill Devil Hills North CarolinaOcean rescue in Kill Devil Hills North Carolina

Kill Devil Hills NC Beach Regulations:

  • Do not enter the water when Red Flags are flying.
  • Bonfires are prohibited on Kill Devil Hills beaches.
  • Fireworks are prohibited on the Outer Banks.
  • Between May 15 and September 15, dogs are not permitted on Kill Devil Hills public beach between the hours of 9:00 am and 6:00 pm (service animals are an exception). At all other times, dogs must be on a leash and under the control of the handler.

Beach wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis for use within the Town of Kill Devil Hills limits. Paperwork must be filled out at the Kill Devil Hills Fire Department located at 1634 North Croatan Highway (beside the Dare Centre).

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