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 

Information about vessel registration and titling requirements, fees and frequently asked questions.

Where to Boat

The Wildlife Commission manages more than 200 free, 24-hour public Boating Access Areas. Find them here.

Boater's Guides

Booklets and brochures on coastal boating, vessel operation, boat accident reports and other information.

Laws & Safety

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

Marina Resources

Learn about Clean Marina Program, Clean Vessel Act, boating safety courses and more.