Bring your dog to the beach! KEES has a variety of pet friendly homes on the Outer Banks in North Carolina. Whether you want to visit anywhere from Corolla to Hatteras, KEES has a pet friendly home for you and your pup. For a small fee of $135, you can bring up to two dogs to our pet friendly homes.
Each town has a different rule about dogs on the beach. All towns require that owners clean up after their dogs while on the beach and dispose of waste properly. Specific rules can change at any time, so during your stay please call to verify if there are changes to pet policies. Please visit the town websites for the most accurate updated policies.
Corolla - www.visitcurrituck.com | 252-453-8555
Currituck County has a county-wide leash law stating that your pet must be on a leash at all times. There are no leash length requirements.
Duck – www.townofduck.com | 252-255-1234
Dogs are allowed on duck Beaches unleashed year-round, but they must always be under a watchful eye and controlled by their handler. Duck beach accesses are privately owned by individual Home Owners Associations and access is limited to Home owner residents and guests.
Southern Shores – www.southernshores-nc.gov | 252-261-2394
Year-round leash law, and leash must be no longer than ten feet. Dogs are allowed on the beach from May 15 through September 15 from before 9 AM until after 6 PM. During the off-season, dogs are allowed on the beach at any time.
Kitty Hawk – www.townofkittyhawk.org | 252-261-3552
Dogs with a current rabies tag are allowed on the beach between the hours of 10:00 A.M. and 6:00 P.M. from the Friday before Memorial Day until the day after Labor Day. Dogs must be on a leash not exceeding twelve feet. During the off-season, dogs can be taken off the leash if they do not disturb people. Handler must control dog, remain within 30 feet and possess a leash at all times.
Kill Devil Hills – www.kdhnc.com | 252-480-4000
Year-round leash law. Dogs not allowed on the beach from May 1 through September 30 from 9 AM until 6 PM unless they are a service animal.
Nags Head – www.townofnagshead.net | 252-441-5508
Dogs are allowed on the beach year-round. They must always be on a leash not to exceed ten feet.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore – www.nps.gov/caha | 252-473-2111
Dogs are allowed year-round. They must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet.