Dare County has declared a State of Emergency due to the unprecedented public health threat posed by COVID-19 and determined that restrictions and prohibitions are necessary to protect public health and safety and are also in keeping with the President's Coronavirus Guidelines for America. Visitors and non-resident property owners are prohibited from entering Dare County. View details at   Click here for the latest information on COVID-19. 


Dare County Parks & Recreation is committed to providing quality parks and recreation facilities, programs and leisure opportunities for the citizens of Dare County. We offer a variety of affordable programs and activities for individuals and families. Parks & Recreation programming is separated into divisions to accommodate the county's unique geography.