Kill Devil Hills Town Information

Looking at Kill Devil Hills 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 Kill Devil Hills? Check out our Kill Devil Hills activities page!


Kill Devil Hills Lifeguard Information


There are lifeguards on duty from 10:00 to 5:30 at notated beach access points Memorial Day through Labor Day, as well as roving lifeguards on ATV’s.


Are Dogs Allowed on the Beach in Kill Devil Hills?

Staying in a dog-friendly vacation rental? Between May 15th and September 15th, no dogs will be permitted on the public beach between the hours of 9am and 6pm (unless being used to aid a handicapped person). At all other times, dogs shall only be permitted on the public beaches when on a leash and under control of the handler. Owners must clean up after their dogs, but thankfully most beach access points have pet waste disposal available! Check the individual beach access points for further information.

Keep your pet on a leash no longer than six feet at all times to protect wildlife and prevent your pet from getting lost, and never leave your pet unattended. Be mindful of the weather, as animals can overheat easily (and it's not always obvious!), and ensure your pet is up-to-date on vaccinations. Make sure to bring plenty of water and a first aid kit for your pet.

The ocean can be unpredictable and dogs are not only shorter but can also be a lot weaker than an adult swimmer. If you're planning on taking your pooch to the beach, consider outfitting them with a life jacket. Sun is also a factor, as it can cause overheating (as mentioned earlier), but also don't forget that Fido will be walking on the hot sand and (unless you've planned ahead) doesn't have any sandals or shoes to protect his paws. His nose and exposed skin can also get sunburned, so take a few moments to look for pet-safe sunscreen to keep him safe and well cared for while enjoying a vacation with you!


Public Beach Access Points (North to South)



  • Arch Street
    Arch St
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: None

  • Helga Street
    Helga St
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: Lifeguard

  • Chowan Street
    Chowan St
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: None

  • Hayman Boulevard
    Hayman Blvd
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: Parking, Handicap Parking, Lifeguard, Showers, Porta Potty

  • Walker Street
    Walker St
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: None

  • Avalon Drive
    Avalon Dr
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: Parking, Handicap Parking, Boardwalk

  • 5th Street
    5th St
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: Parking, Handicap Parking

  • 4th Street
    4th St
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: Boardwalk

  • 3rd Street
    3rd St
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: Boardwalk, Lifeguard, Showers, Pet Waste Disposal

  • 2nd Street
    1701 N Virginia Dare Trail
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: Parking, Lifeguard, Showers, Pet Waste Disposal

  • 1st Street
    1st St
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: Parking, Boardwalk, Lifeguard, Showers, Pet Waste Disposal

  • Asheville Drive
    Asheville Dr
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: Parking, Handicap Parking, Boardwalk, Lifeguard, Showers, Porta Potty, Pet Waste Disposal

  • Prospect Avenue
    Prospect Ave
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: Parking, Handicap Parking, Boardwalk, Showers, Pet Waste Disposal

  • Glenmere Avenue
    Glenmere Ave
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: Parking, Handicap Parking, Boardwalk, Showers, Pet Waste Disposal

  • Woodmere Avenue
    Woodmere Ave
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: Parking, Handicap Parking, Boardwalk, Lifeguard, Showers, Pet Waste Disposal

  • Ferris Avenue
    102 Ferris Ave
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: Parking, Handicap Parking, Boardwalk, Lifeguard, Showers, Pet Waste Disposal

  • Raleigh Avenue
    701 N Virginia Dare Trail
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: Parking, Handicap Parking, Boardwalk, Lifeguard, Showers, Pet Waste Disposal

  • Carlow Avenue
    585 N Virginia Dare Trail
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: Parking, Handicap Parking, Boardwalk, Lifeguard, Showers, Pet Waste Disposal

  • Sutton Avenue
    503 N Virginia Dare Trail
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: Parking, Handicap Parking, Boardwalk, Lifeguard, Showers, Pet Waste Disposal

  • Pinehurst Avenue
    Pinehurst Ave
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: None

  • Ocean Bay Boulevard
    Ocean Bay Blvd
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: Parking, Handicap Parking, Boardwalk, Lifeguard, Bath House, Showers, Pet Waste Disposal

  • Carlton Avenue
    Carlton Ave
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: None

  • Oregon Avenue
    Oregon Ave
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: Handicap Parking, Lifeguard, Showers

  • Clark Street
    917 S Virginia Dare Trail
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: Parking, Boardwalk, Showers, Pet Waste Disposal

  • Calvin Street
    Calvin St
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: None

  • Martin Street
    Martin St
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: Parking, Handicap Parking, Boardwalk, Lifeguard, Showers, Pet Waste Disposal

  • Atlantic Street
    Atlantic St
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: Parking, Handicap Parking, Boardwalk, Lifeguard, Showers, Porta Potty, Pet Waste Disposal

  • Lake Drive
    Lake Dr
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: None

  • 8th Street
    8th St
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

    Amenities: Parking, Handicap Parking, Boardwalk, Lifeguard, Showers, Pet Waste Disposal


Kill Devil Hills


Kill Devil Hills offers many great options for recreational activities. Here’s our list of local walking trails, kid-friendly playgrounds, sports courts and fields, dog parks, and more!

Aviation Park
103 Veteran’s Dr
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

Includes: Fitness Trail, Pond, Dog Park, Pavilion, Roller Hockey Rink, Skateboard Ramps, Playground

Amenities: Parking, Restrooms

Meekins Field
1634 N. Croatan Highway
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

Includes: Splash Pad, Pickleball/Tennis Courts, Pavilion, Playground

Amenities: Parking, Restrooms


Hayman Park
19-223 W Hayman Blvd
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

Includes: Playground

Amenities: Parking

Run Hill State Natural Area
901 10th Ave
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

Dare County Recreation Department
602 Mustian St
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
(252) 475-5920

Includes: Tennis Courts, Playground


Trash Collection Schedules


From April 1 - November 1, trash will be picked up twice per week on Mondays and Thursdays for the east side of the highway, and twice per week on Tuesdays and Fridays for the west side of the highway. During the winter, the trash will be picked up on Mondays for the east side of the highway, and Tuesdays for the west side of the highway.


Emergency Services


Fire & Rescue
Kill Devil Hills Fire Department Station 14
1634 North Croatan Highway
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
(252) 480-4060

Urgent Care
Surf Urgent Care
400 South Croatan Highway
Kill Devil Hills NC 27948
(252) 441-7870

Beach Medical
5200 North Croatan Highway
Kill Devil Hills NC 27949
(252) 261-4187

Law Enforcement
Kill Devil Hills Police Department
102 Town Hall Dr
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: (252) 473-3444
Administrative: (252) 449-5337

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