Duck Town Information

Looking at Duck vacation rentals? We've put together an index for you to find the most convenient public beach access points, state and county parks and trails, emergency services, lifeguard information, and trash collection schedules! Looking for something to do in Duck? Check out our Duck activities page!


Public Beach Access Points (North to South)

There are no public beach access points in Duck. The closest locations are in Corolla.

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


State/County Parks and Trails


Duck Town Park

Includes: Soundside Boardwalk, Kayak/Canoe Launch, Playground, Walking Trails

Amenities: Parking, Boardwalk, Pet Friendly, Water Fountains (including a pet friendly fountain)

Duck Trail

Amenities: Pet Friendly


Emergency Services

Fire & Rescue
Duck Fire Station
1259 Duck Rd
Duck, NC 27949
(252) 261-3929

Urgent Care
Sunny Care Clinic
1187 Duck Road, Suite 10
Duck, NC 27949
(252) 429-7200

Law Enforcement
Duck Police Department
1259 Duck Rd
Duck, NC 27949

Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: (252) 473-3444
Administrative: (252) 261-1112

Lifeguard Information

Lifeguards are on duty from 10:00 to 6:00 between May 1 and October 31. Note: All Duck beach access points are limited to Duck residents, renters, and their guests through privately owned and maintained locations.



Trash Collection Schedules

From May 1 to September 30, trash will be picked up twice per week on Mondays and Fridays. October 1 to April 30, the trash will be picked up on Mondays.
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