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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. 

TOWN OF OAK ISLAND BEACH ACCESS INFO

*PLEASE NOTE: There are current beach nourishment projects in place which may affect your ability to directly access the beach. Please visit the Town of Oak Island website to view the most current information on beach nourishment and any potential beach access effects.

All Oak Island Public Beach Accesses

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

OAK ISLAND PUBLIC BEACH ACCESS 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 free 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. 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.

Oak Island Beaches FAQ

Is there Oak Island public beach access?

As of May 9, 2020, all beaches are open but gatherings are limited to no more than 10 people indoors and 25 outdoors. Social distancing rules remain in place. Learn more about how to have a Smart Vacation in Oak Island.

Where can I find an Oak Island public beach access map?

We've created a detailed Google Map with points for all of the public beach accesses in Oak Island, NC and Caswell Beach. Our map also shows which beach access points have restrooms and are accessible by wheelchairs.

Is there Oak Island public beaches with showers and restrooms?

  • The Point - 2 Portable toilets, rinse stations, bench
  • Kings Lynn - Not oceanfront, 2 portable toilets, rinse stations
  • Oak Island Pier - Unisex restroom Keziah - 2 portable toilets
  • Barbee - Rinse station, 2 portable toilets
  • SE 46th - Handicap accessible, picnic tables, restrooms, water fountain & rinse stations
  • 14th East - Portable toilet

Where is the Oak Island public beach parking?

Almost all of the beach access points listed offer free or metered parking near the access point location. There are spaces for resident and visitor parking. There will be a sign posted if the space is reserved for residents, and only those with Town decals can park in resident spaces. 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.