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The Town of Duck maintains no public beach access. Access to the Town beach is limited to residents, renters, and their guests.

Town of Duck Contact Information:

Town Hall 252-255-1234

DUCK BEACHES TRASH SCHEDULE: (Black & Brown Containers)

May 1 to Sept. 30: Mondays & Fridays (twice per week)

Oct. 1 to April 30: Mondays (once per week)

Residential Curbside Recycling Pickups: (Blue Containers) Please have the container at the curb by 5:00am. Roll back the containers to the house same day.

May 1 to Oct. 31: Every Monday

Nov. 1 to April 30: 1st and 3rd Monday of the month


Dogs are allowed on the beach year-round, unleashed, and must be tagged, collared and under the control of the owner at all times.



Located in the heart of Duck. 11 acres designed to enjoy the natural beauty of the maritime forest, willow swamp, soundside views and open green space. Park amenities include a soundside boardwalk, amphitheater, public kayak/canoe launch, picnic shelter, playground, gazebo, walking trails and summer events.


A seven-mile long multi-use path located on the east side of Duck Road provides a scenic and safe recreational venue for visitors to enjoy. Pedestrians, bicyclists and in-line skaters share the Duck Trail.


The US Army Corps of Engineers Research & Development Center is located on Rt. 12. Guided public tours are offered during the summer months


Explore the quaint Shops including Scarborough Faire, The Cottage Shop, Wee Winks Square, Duck Soundside Shops, Osprey Landing and  Loblolly Pines.


Treat yourself to a spa day at the Aqua Essence Day Spa or the Sanderling Spa & Salon.


Enjoy delightful cuisine at many local restaurants. We love Red Sky Cafe, Roadside Bar & Grill and The Blue Point!


Named after the waterfowl that migrate though the area, Duck is a Northern Outer Banks paradise. With its four vibrant vegetative communities, Duck Town Park contains a maritime deciduous and evergreen forest, the willow swamp, and marshland. Complete with public sound access, the Town Park has a soundside boardwalk, trails of crushed bluestone, a playground, gazebo, and picnic area.  They even thought of the family pet with a water fountain that has a dog friendly unit.  There are summer events for everyone and an annual Jazz Festival in October.  Town Park is a vacation within itself. Visit the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Field Research Facility for a fascinating tour.  Research conducted at this facility has helped gain knowledge about nor’easters and hurricanes.

There is a path through the town for biking, walking, or inline skating.  The quaint shops, art galleries, day spas, and fine sea side dining are some of the unique features of Duck.  As a consistent contender on the Travel Channel’s America’s Best Beaches, Duck is ideal for a family beach getaway.

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