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Water Activities in Elizabeth City North Carolina

The Albemarle is half water and half land, so pack your bathing suit and dive into some fun!  Enjoy a fishing charter or paddle your way through the Pasquotank River.  We have splash pads for the kiddos and the only known roller skate-shaped swimming pool! No matter how you like to enjoy the coast, it's easy to have fun or relax in our historic, waterfront community.

Did you arrive in our waters on your own boat? Check out our page for boaters!

Albemarle Fishing Charters
701 South Adams Landing Road
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Guided fishing charters on the Albemarle Sound and its tributaries including the Pasquotank, Perquimans, Little, and North Rivers.
Coast Guard Park
710 Riverside Avenue
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Coast Guard Park is located along the shores of the beautiful Pasquotank River and across from Charles Creek Park on Riverside Avenue. The land has been developed into a beautiful waterside park with gazebo, boardwalk, fishing pier, and a parking lot. Kayak and canoe rentals due to open in 2021!
Dismal Swamp State Park
2294 US Highway 17 North
South Mills, NC 27976

Feel your daily stresses melt away as you cross the historic Dismal Swamp Canal and walk along the 300-foot boardwalk into this geological wonder. Walk, bike, or rent a kayak to explore the Dismal Swamp.
Fishing with Mike
Elizabeth City Area
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Mike Sweeney offers light tackle guide trips around the Albemarle region and Chesapeake Bay for stripers, trout, flounder, Spanish mackerel, and blues.
Fun Junktion Park
983 Simpson Ditch Road
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Outdoor fun for the whole family! This park's activities include catch-and-release fishing, a playground with splash pad, wetlands boardwalk, educational forest, walking trails, basketball, beach volleyball, picnic areas, skateboard park and more.
Native Girl Kayaking
Albemarle Region
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Looking for some outdoor kayak fun? Check out our kayak tours in and around the Albemarle region beginning July 2020. These guided kayak tours highlight local natural habitats and historical sites. Or you can discover adventure on your own with our mobile kayak rental service!
Paddling Our Waterways
Albemarle Region
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Canopied, secluded waterways contain a wealth of birds, aquatic creatures, and mammals to observe in their natural surroundings – truly a nature lovers dream! The beauty of exploring these waters is that they suit all levels of paddlers, from beginners to the adventurous. Find out more about trail maps and places to rent equipment!
River City Community Sailing
Coast Guard Park
706 Riverside Avenue
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Interested in sailing or rowing? Join our community boating group for an afternoon or take a lesson to learn the joy of sailing or rowing. Welcome aboard!
Splash Pad at Enfield
700 Corsair Circle
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

The Splash Pad is located in the Enfield Recreation Area, just off Ehringhaus Street on Corsair Circle and Catalina Avenue. When there isn't strong wind, the canopies are up to provide shade.
The Pelican Marina
43 Camden Causeway
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Pelican Marina is located just across the drawbridge from friendly downtown Elizabeth City. Slip rentals, boat and kayak rentals, sailing lessons, and a shop for all your boating needs.

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