Wednesday, November 10, 2:30 pm
We'll be re-opening the beach to driving at 2 p.m. today. The area north of Nags Head Pier is still closed as it has been since October 1, 2021.
Wednesday, November 10, 9:45 a.m.
We'll be assessing the beach during today's high tide at 11 a.m. to see if it is possible to re-open it to driving. We'll post an update here if we can re-open the beach today.
Friday, November 5 at 11:30 a.m. Beach Driving Update
Due to forecasted storm conditions, Nags Head's beach will close to driving beginning Saturday, November 6, 2021. Right now, we anticipate the closure to last through the weekend and possibly into early next week.
We will reassess the beach conditions and will update this news flash as needed.
Information on beach driving in Kill Devil Hills can be found on their Facebook and Instagram sites.
Four-wheel drive, state inspected vehicles with a Town permit ($25) are allowed on the beach in both Nags Head and Kill Devil Hills from October 1 through April 30 each year. Modified utility vehicles ("MUTV") as described in N.C.G.S. 20-4.01(27) shall not be considered an "eligible" vehicle regardless of whether the MUTV is registered or licensed in any state.
More Information on Beach Driving
Here is the latest beach driving map effective 10/5/21.
Please don't drive or walk on our protective dunes and obey the speed limit on the beach, which is 15 miles per hour.