Water Access

phillipspark_2Want to get on or access Jacksonville's waterways? Access to our facilities are free and open to the public, and there are several ways to enjoy our bays, creeks, and rivers


Interested in fishing but are not sure where and what licensing is required?  For details, visit the NC Wildlife Resources Commission.

Please help keep Jacksonville Clean & Green. Leave public places clean for others. Clean up after yourself, do not leave chum, fish parts, or fishing items like lines, hooks and lures that can pollute or cause harm to others. 

Fishing is available at the following City Parks and Facilities:

Riverwalk Marina
JP Willingham Park
Wilson Bay Park
Northeast Creek Park
Jacksonville Landing (see below)
Sturgeon City Park
Phillips Park

Launches and Rentals:

Jacksonville Landing 
Northeast Creek Park
Riverwalk Marina (Boat Slip Rentals)

Facility & Park Rentals
Park Rule & Regulations

Adopt - A - Park, Stream, Street or Trail

The City of Jacksonville's Adopt-A-Park, Stream, Street or Trail program is a great way to give back locally and make a difference in your community. Help keep Jacksonville Clean & Green. Learn more.