Services and Information: Recreation and Culture
Access North Carolina
A vacation and travel guide for people with disabilities. Accessibility ratings are provided for different types of disabilities, including vision loss, deaf and hard of hearing, and physical disabilities.
Fort Fisher, Pine Knoll Shores, Roanoke Island, Jennette's Pier
Film, literary, performing and visual artists
Beach and Waterfront Access
Map to help you find public beach and waterfront access sites, with parking and restroom info
Bicycle Routes and Maps
Linking 300+ birdwatching sites and birders
Boat and Jet Ski Registration and Renewal
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Boaters can explore more than 5,000 miles of North Carolina waters. Find a boat ramp near you. Title and register your vessel. Get information on regulations and safety requirements here.
Boating Access Locator
With more than 300,000 registered vessels in North Carolina, boating is one of the state’s most popular activities year-round. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission provides more than 200 free Boating Access Areas (BAA) to 80 different bodies of water.
Civil War Ancestor Search
Look up your Civil War ancestor with this index.