North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

News & Events

Rhodes Pond Dam

For a timeline on Rhodes Pond dating back to 2005 and other information regarding the lake, visit the Rhodes Pond Update webpage.

Boating in North Carolina 

Boaters can explore more than 5,000 miles of North Carolina waters. Find a boat ramp near you. Title and register your vessel. Get information on regulations and safety requirements here. 

Registration and Titling

This site provides information about vessel registration and titling requirements, fees and frequently asked questions.

Where to Boat

North Carolina has more than 200 free, 24-hour public Boating Access Areas managed by the Wildlife Resources Commission. Find them here.

Boater's Guides

Check here for booklets and brochures on coastal boating and other information.

Laws & Safety

Learn about no wake zone and boating regulations, requirements and recommendations here.

Marina Resources

Find the Vessel Operator’s Guide, boating safety class schedule and more.