Public Water Access

11th Street Vessel Parking Permits

The Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department accepts applications annually for the 11th Street Vessel Parking Permits on March 1 at 7:00 a.m. at the Morehead City Recreation Center located at 1600 Fisher Street. Permits are from March 1 to January 15 each year. Vessels must be removed from January 16 through February 28/29 until the new permit cycle begins. Please click on the links below for an application and permitting/facility rules.

11th Street Rules & Regulations

11th Street Vessel Permit Application

Calico Creek Boardwalk

Boardwalk runs from North 19th and Bay Street along Calico Creek to North 22nd Street.

City Docks – 807 Shepard Street

Boat rental docks (10) with restroom and shower facilities. Shared parking at Jaycee Park.
City Docks are managed by Waterfront Ferry Services @ Portside Marina.
For Docking Service: Contact 252-726-2457 or 252-726-7678.

Conchs Point – 608 Bay Street

Public water access with gazebo and floating dock.

Newport River Boat Ramps & Pier (Radio Island) – 301 Highway 70

Public water access with boat launches (6), fishing pier (575’), trailer parking (56), and restrooms.

North 11th Street Water Access – North 11th & Edgewater Place

Public water access with dock.

South 6th Street Day Docks – South 6th & Evans Street

Day docks with shared parking.

South 10th Street Water Access & Boat Ramp – 1001 Shepard Street

Public water access with parking, pier, and boat launch (1) for boats 16’ or less.

South 11th Street Water Access – South 11th & Shepard Street

Public water access with parking and hand launching capabilities for canoes, kayaks, and catamarans.

South 12th Street Water Access – 401 South 12th Street

Walter Lewis Landing public water access with a bench (1) and a picnic table (1).

South 13th Street Water Access – South 13th Street & Shackleford Street

Public water access with boardwalk and dock.

South 16th Street Water Access – South 16th & Shackleford Street

Public water access with concrete walk.

South 28th Street Water Access – South 28th & Evans Street

Public water access with bench, rocks, and parking.

Sunset Drive Water Access – South 32nd & Sunset Drive

Public water access with boardwalk.