Nestled between pristine beaches, expansive wetlands, and a national forest - Downtown Morehead City is the perfect place to stay and enjoy year-round activities. With outdoor recreation opportunities like fishing, boating, hiking, and diving, and indoor options such as axe throwing, live entertainment, paint and pottery workshops, you're spoiled for choice downtown!
Area Parks A variety of parks abound to enjoy playgrounds or picnicking, fishing from piers, live music from the concert stage, or a leisurely afternoon on waterfront beaches and swings. Boat and kayak from the Downtown Morehead City Waterfront to Sugarloaf Island, a natural park area with a floating dock, restrooms, and nature walk trail. Click here to see all area parks
10th Street Beach Access & Boat Ramp
Public water access with parking, pier, boat and kayak launch.
South 10th Street
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. City Park
Large park with a pirate ship playground, gazebo, restrooms and picnic area.
1001 Arendell Street
MHC Parks and Rec
Offering camps, concerts, and fitness classes along with running other facilities and programs.
1600 Fisher Street
11th Street Beach Access
Public water access with parking and kayak launch.
South 11th Street
Leisure waterfront park with docks and a concert stage - home of Alive at Five Summer Concert series
807 Shepard Street
A 2-acre recreational area with a large playground, tennis courts, and covered picnic facilities.
1501 Evans Street
Public water access with fishing pier, gazebo, picnic area, and floating dock.
608 Bay Street
Katherine Davis Park
A large open space, perfect for a picnic, a play date with your dog, or an added stop on your stroll through downtown.
601 Arendell Street
Snookie Wade Park
A small open space with benches and picnic tables, just a short walk away from the Calico Bay.
800 Bay Street