Water Access

phillipspark_2Fishing, Boating and Water Sports  

Want to get on or access Jacksonville's waterways? Access to our facilities are free and open to the public and we have several ways to get on or by the water.  


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

Recreational Fishing :  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 (see below)
JP Willingham Park
Wilson Bay Park
Northeast Creek Park
Jacksonville Landing (see below)
Sturgeon City Park
Phillips Park

Boat & Water Sport Launches and Boat Slip Rentals

Jacksonville Landing 
Northeast Creek Park
Riverwalk Marina (Boat Slip Rentals) - Info Coming Soon

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.