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. 


The Roanoke Island/Mainland Division office is located at Westcott Park in the Lions Club Center in Manteo. Here you can sign up for a variety of youth programs serving citizens of Manteo, Wanchese, Manns Harbor, Nags Head and Mainland Dare County.

Spring 2020 Newsletter

Coaches Needed

The Roanoke Island/Mainland Division is seeking individuals interested in volunteering to coach various youth sports teams. All volunteers are required to submit a background check and go through our training. Anyone interested should contact Spencer Gregory at 252.475.5912 or or stop by the Lions Club Center.

Roanoke Island Dog Park

The Roanoke Island / Mainland Division of Parks & Recreation oversees the Roanoke Island Dog Park. The Roanoke Island Dog Park is open to all residents and visitors of Dare County. In order to receive the key code for entrance and exit through the gate at the Roanoke Island Dog Park, dog owners are required to complete the Roanoke Island Dog Park Application bring the completed application and a rabies certificate (for each dog) to the Dare County Parks and Recreation Roanoke Island / Mainland Division Office located at 1000 Wescott Park Road, Manteo. Please review the entire application, responsibility and liability release statement, dog park rules and guidelines before completing and signing the application. Occasionally, the key code will be changed and owners will be required to submit an updated rabies vaccination certificate in order to be granted access. 


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