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Where to Find Public Beach Access in Oak Island, NC

We've got all the details on public beach access points throughout Oak Island and Caswell Beach, North Carolina. Focus on spending more time beach-ing and less time searching up and down the island. 


All Oak Island Public Beach Accesses

Find public beach accesses with restrooms and accessible entrances using the Town of Oak Island's interactive map. 


Check out this detailed Google Map with points for all of the public beach accesses in Oak Island AND Caswell Beach, North Carolina. Please note that availability is subject to change without notice. 

Oak Island & Caswell Beach Public Beach Access Map

Oak Island Public Beach Access with Restrooms

Portable restrooms are available at the following beach access locations:

  • The Point (end of W Beach Drive)
  • Kings Lynn Drive
  • 14th Place East
  • NE 15th Street (Veterans Park)

Oak Island Beach Access Parking

Almost all of the public beach access points listed offer parking near the access point location. There are spaces for resident and visitor parking. Signs are posted if a space is reserved for residents, and only those with Town decals may park in resident spaces.

Paid Parking on Oak Island

Oak Island has instituted a paid parking policy which affects public parking all along the island between the months of April and September, and within the hours of 9:00am to 5:00pm. For more information on paid parking and your Oak Island vacation, please visit the Oak Island Beach Parking Information page of our website. 

Oak Island Beach Parking Information

Please note that if you are staying in one of our Oak Island vacation homes and are close enough to walk or bike, we do recommend doing so. We also ask that you and those joining you are mindful of the parking area provided at the property you have rented as illegal parking is not permitted or allowed, and will result in potential ticketing and/or towing.

Oak Island Beaches FAQ