It’s a popular refrain heard all year long here on the Outer Banks. The trouble with trying to answer that question with a simple finger-point is that it depends on what you’re looking for. OBX Beach Access has the specific information that all beach goers might need!

  • Maybe you need a beach with a lifeguard on duty.
  • Do you need a bath house with changing facilities?
  • Need wheelchair access and handicapped parking?
  • Are you looking to launch your kayak into calm waters on the sound side?
  • What about finding a Fido-friendly patch of sand where he can romp and play?

Well search no further. Here, both ocean and sound lovers can answer all of their Outer Banks beach access questions from Corolla to Hatteras. We bring you the information on every beach and sound-side access, along with photos and info on beach safety, tides, weather, water conditions and more! Find a spot on the water that’s just right for you, and enjoy the beaches of the Outer Banks!

About Us

At OBX Beach Access, our mission is to provide you with the most up-to-date information possible when it comes to Outer Banks beaches — from town and federal laws, access amenities, weather and tides, and more. Please keep in mind that we only gather this information and post on our website for your convenience and ease. OBX Beach Access does not play any role in determining local laws and policies, nor do we have a say in what amenities are provided at various accesses. Our goal is simply gather the information and post it on our site to share with you, our local visitors and vacationers. Thanks for visiting OBX Beach Access!


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