Flounder, trout, bluefish, and Puppy drum are many catches on Bear Island. Fishing at this state park is a favorite recreational activity in all seasons, but fall is most favorable for fishing. You need a Coastal Recreational Fishing License to fish in North Carolina.
One of the favorite activities on Bear Island, there are three well-marked and easy-to-follow kayak trails. If you’re visiting for the first time, the Trout Channel Spur Trail is perfect for you. For more challenging trail, take the one-way Bear Island Trail, which is over two miles long and starts at the kayak launch.
Primitive campsites are nestled close to the beach and the bay. There are 14 family campsites offering two tents and accommodation for six people. Group campsites are accessible by affiliated groups only. One Group campsite can accommodate up to 12 people and the other 24 people. Except winter, water and other camping facilities are accessible on the park during all seasons.