Beach Access Ramp 2

Sandy path of Beach Access Ramp 2 leading to the Atlantic Ocean
Sandy pedestrian path

Quick Facts
Nags Head, NC
Beach Off-Road Vehicle Route

Beach/Water Access, Historical/Interpretive Information/Exhibits

Ramps are subject to closure. For the most current status of beach access ramps, go to

Beach Access Ramp 2, located on the southern end of the Coquina Beach parking area, provides pedestrian access to the Atlantic Ocean beaches near the Coquina Beach Day Use Area. Two outdoor exhibits, "Know Before You Go" and "Islands on the Move," explore the topics of ocean swimming safety and barrier island migration.

Parking is available to the north of the pedestrian access.

Off-road Vehicle Use

For beaches open to off-road-vehicle use, an off-road vehicle permit is required. Annual permits (from date of purchase) are $120 and 10-day permits are $50. Vehicles must be licensed, insured and registered; you must present your driver's license and vehicle registration. Permits must be purchased online at 

Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Last updated: March 5, 2021