Beach driving starts in Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills on Thursday

[Courtesy Kill Devil Hills]

Nags Head and Kill Devil Hills’ beach driving permits are available for purchase for the 2020-2021 beach driving season.

Beach driving is allowed in both towns, with a permit, from Oct. 1 through April 30. The towns of Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head have a reciprocal program that allows a KDH beach driving permit holder to drive on Nags Head beaches and vice versa.

Kill Devil Hills permits are available at Town Hall by appointment only due to COVID-19 restrictions. Seasonal permits are $25 and temporary permits are $10 (good for 14 days). Call 252-449-5338 to make an appointment.

Permits in Nags Head cost $25 and are available at Town Hall and all tackle shops in Nags Head. 

In addition to payment, the following information will need to be provided: driver’s license, proof of insurance, and the vehicle’s registration certificate (VIN number and license plate number).

For additional beach driving information, including maps and safety tips, visit the town’s website at

Click here for information on beach driving in Nags Head.

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