Monday, December 27, 2021

Unleashing the Fun in the Pet-Friendly Town of Kitty Hawk NC!

Waves at Kitty Hawk, NC by Seaside Photography

Kitty Hawk, NC, is the fourth area from the northernmost portion of the Outer Banks peninsula.

Outer Banks Map - Islands, Towns & Villages

Starting at the Virginia state line: North to South



 The Town of Kitty Hawk takes great pride in providing public beach access throughout the town's oceanfront. There are 266 public beach access parking spaces in Kitty Hawk, including 8 handicapped parking spaces. 

For a complete listing of all beach access parking areas, listed from North to South, Lifeguard beaches, & more, please see the Town of Kitty Hawk website at https://www.kittyhawknc.gov/kitty-hawk-beach/


The leash law in Kitty Hawk requires leash not to exceed six feet in length. Between 10 AM and 6 PM from Friday before Memorial Day until the day after Labor Day. The leash may be extended up to 12 feet at all other times. Well-trained dogs may be Unleashed under close supervision of the owner, not to exceed 30 feet in distance between owner and dog, but the leash must be with the owner at all times. 


Driving on the beach in the town of Kitty Hawk is Prohibited at all times. The beginning stages of Beach Re-Nerishment plans are in the works for 2022, as the Town of Kitty Hawk works in conjunction with neighboring Dare County beach towns.

The Town of Kitty Hawk also has a public soundside beach access, on the west side of the Outer Banks peninsula that includes a handicap access point, at Windgrass Circle, Kitty Hawk, NC. This location is open from sunrise to a half hour after sunset. Unfortunately, there are no lifeguards on the soundside of Kitty Hawk, see:
Pet-Friendly & Handicap-accessible sound side beach access.
Nice deck with benches overlooking Kitty Hawk Bay.


Other Pet-Friendly Places in Kitty Hawk, NC

Walk a path that was walked by the Wright Brothers. This is 0.5 mile concrete trail
is Pet-Friendly and Handicap-accessible.


5230 N Croatan Hwy
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
(252) 261-4644


Located off the circular road at the 
Aycock Brown Welcome Center
Follow Signage


900 W Kitty Hawk Rd
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949

See Kitty Hawk Dog Park link for more information,
a free registration is required.




Pet Supplies in Kitty Hawk, NC

Harris Teeter
5400 N Croatan Hwy Ste A
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949.........................................................................252-261-2220

4132 N Croatan Hwy (MP 3.5)
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949.......................................................................252-261-4211

5400 N Croatan Hwy Ste 100
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949........................................................................252-261-6011

5300 N Croatan Hwy
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949.......................................................................252- 261-4115


Kitty Hawk, NC  Dog Walkers, Pet Sitters 

Rover.com ....Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Daycare, Dog Walking
*Background Check, Detailed Profile, Approved*

Wag...............Kitty Hawk, NC 
*Pre-screened, Insured, Pet Sitters & Dog Walkers* Follow on GPS Tracker & Get Report Card*


Coastal Animal Hospital 
Mile Post 5
3616 N Croatan Highway
Kitty Hawk, NC 297949...............................................................252-261-3960

Martin's Point Veterinary Hospital 
6405 N Croatan Highway
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949...................................................................252-261-2250

Outer Banks Veterinary Hospital
3723 N Caratoke Highway Unit 9
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949...................................................................252-715-1407

If you are interested in Outer Banks Oceanfront Pet-Friendly Weddings,
in the Town of Kitty Hawk, NC please see: 

Weddings with Pets on the Beaches of Kitty Hawk, NC




Kitty Hawk, NC OBX Pet-Friendly Campgrounds & RV Resorts

Adventure Bound Campground & Hostel  
1004 W Kitty Hawk Road
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949...................................................................252-255-1130

Kitty Hawk RV Park
3945 N Croatan Hwy
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949....................................................................252-261-2636

The Preserve at Kitty Hawk Woods
long-term (only) RV Park
4352 The Woods Rd
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949....................................................................252-548-6102


Kitty Hawk, NC 
Pet-Friendly Beach Home Vacation Rentals 

4729 N Croatan Hwy #8912
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
(252) 261-2154

3719 N Croatan Hwy
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
(252) 261-2186

4721 N Croatan Hwy
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
(866) 418-5263

4607 N Croatan Hwy
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
(252) 261-4444

3732 N Croatan Hwy
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
(844) 557-3463

3608-A N Croatan Hwy
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
(252) 261-7131

3620 N Croatan Hwy
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
(252) 261-5500

6475 N Croatan Hwy #101
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
(252) 261-5300

6385 N Croatan Hwy #101
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
(800) 346-9593

Outer Banks Leash Laws

photo by Seaside Photography Each area of the Outer Banks of North Carolina has a different dog leash law. The following is a list from Nort...