The campground is open from March 1st til November 8th.
Both the campground & the hostel will closed during the offseason, winter months of November, December, January & February.
Reservations are taken for camping & are essential on holiday weekends.
Well behaved pets are allowed in the campground. They must be on a leash at all times & owners must clean up after them. pets cannot be left in the campground without the owners.
We are unable to accommodate RV's or pop up camping trailers.
Our centrally located campfire is shared by all campers. Prior approval for a burn permit from the local fire dept is necessary. Check with the staff in the office who will call the fire dept for approval before starting the fire. We try to have a good supply of wood available at no cost to our campers, but we cannot always guarantee that there will some available. You are welcome to bring your own or you can purchase firewood at a nearby store.
Boaters, kayakers and canoeistscan launch their boats at the public boat ramp about 1/4 mile away, just around the corner from the campground. There you'll have access to the Kitty Hawk Bay and Albermarle Sound waters. Through the maritime forest on Ginguite Creek, there's a very scenic route full of wildlife that will lead you under a covered bridge. The paddling trail through the forest is a designated trail of the North Carolina Coastal Reserve in Kitty Hawk.
Bicyclists: The Outer Banks area has a bike trail that runs the whole north/south distance of the Outer Banks that can be accessed just around the corner from the campground. It was developed over the years with the NC Dept of Transportation & local agencies.
See www.ncdot.org/transit/bicycle for maps of cross-state, regional & local bike routes & other bike info of interest.
Hikers:The NC Coastal Reserve offers hiking trails in the nearby maritime forest in the town of Kitty Hawk & in Nags Head woods. It has a total of 1,877 acres of maritime deciduous swamp, forest, and marsh lands. The forest itself is series of low ridges & swales that house a great diversity of wildlife and fauna rarely seen on the Outer Banks.
Please refer to their website for great maps and more info: www.nccoastalreserve.net. (for maps click here or see the Maps & GIP maps section for the Kitty Hawk Woods, Currituck Banks, Buxton Woods. Lots of other great information on nearby locations available too.) The trails through the Reserve can be accessed at several locations close to the campground.
So, what's a person to do if they want to enjoy all of these great wind & water sport that the Outer Banks has to offer, but don't have the equipment to do so?
There are several rental companies on the Outer Banks that not only rent recreational items like kayaks, surfboards, skim boards, & hang gliders, but they also offer lessons & guided tours as well. Other rental companies can cater to your needs by renting beach chairs, umbrellas, scooters, bikes, & even baby strollers are available.
A current list of the rental companies can be found on the Visitors Bureau website, www.outerbanks.org. See their Directory link for Shopping & Services, then check the Rental Services link. Or look under "Where to Play" and then "Land Activities."
Also, see our links page for much more to see and do close to Adventure Bound.