Frisco, NC | Popular Tourism Destination

The unincorporated Village of Frisco is situated on a narrow strip of sand called Hatteras Island and is a part of North Carolina's famous Outer Banks (OBX). It is a popular destination for surf fishing, surfers, kiteboarding, sailboarding, sunbathers, boaters, campers, RVers, beachcombers and history buffs. Frisco is approximately six miles long and it has only one main highway (NC Hwy 12) entering and exiting. With no traffic lights, even in the peak of the tourism season, traffic is never a real problem here.

All six miles of Frisco's beaches are part of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service. Visitors with four wheel drive vehicles are permitted to drive on specified Frisco beaches. Use the links below to find out more about the NPS rules and regulations for using our Frisco beaches.

Driving on the Beach

Driving on the Beach

Cape Hatteras has been a tourist destination for many years allowing island visitors to drive there four wheel drive vehicles on the sand beaches to enjoy the beauty and serenity of our NC coast up close. The recently implemented National Park Service ORV plan is designed to protect the unique plants and wildlife. Read More

Beach Activites

Beach Activites

Frisco's beaches offer may activities like beach walking, picnicking, playing in the sand, fishing, surfing, kite flying, boogie boarding, etc. The sensations of a cooling ocean breeze on a hot summer's day while enjoying our awesome natural Frisco beaches will provide memories for the entire family.Read More

Permits and Reservations

Permits and Reservations

Frisco beaches are regulated by the National Park Service. In order to protect the various plants and wildlife, many activities like driving on the beach, fishing, fires, commercial filming, tournaments, marathons, weddings, speeches and other group gatherings are allowed by permit only. Read More

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