KITTY HAWK, N.C. — Traveling to the beach this summer? You want to make sure your family stays safe in the water. Here’s a list of beaches with lifeguard stations in North Carolina provided by visitnc.com.

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You can also call a beach town ahead of time before your vacation to find out if lifeguards are available and if they're in close proximity to where you're staying.

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LIFEGUARDS ON NC BEACHES

Information provided by visitnc.com

Currituck County Beaches
In the Corolla area lifeguard stations are staffed daily Memorial Day until Labor Day from 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 

Duck
The town of Duck staffs lifeguard stations daily from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. from now until October 31. 

Southern Shores 

Southern Shores staffs lifeguard stations daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Hillcrest Drive and Chicahauk Trail from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, and at East Dogwood Trail and 142 Ocean Blvd. from mid-June through mid-August. 

Kitty Hawk 

Kitty Hawk staffs fixed lifeguard stands daily at Byrd Street, Eckner Street and the Kitty Hawk Bath House access from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Memorial Day to Labor Day. 

Kill Devil Hills 

The Town of Kill Devil Hills staffs about 20 lifeguard stands daily between Helga Street and Eighth Street from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Nags Head 

The Town of Nags Head operates more than 15 lifeguard stations daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day weekend.

Coquina Beach

This Cape Hatteras National Seashore beach, located across from Bodie Island Lighthouse, is staffed with lifeguards daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend.

Cape Hatters National Seashore 

Located just north of the lighthouse, this Cape Hatteras National Seashore beach is staffed with lifeguards daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend.

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Ocracoke Beach

This Cape Hatteras National Seashore beach, located half a mile north of Ocracoke Village, is staffed with lifeguards daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend. 

Fort Macon State Park 

Lifeguards are on duty daily from 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day. 

Atlantic Beach 

Atlantic Beach staffs lifeguard stands daily between Raleigh Avenue and Beaufort Avenue from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Memorial Day until Labor Day. 

Hammocks Beach State Park 

Lifeguards are on duty in the designated swimming area daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day. 

Wrightsville Beach 

The town of Wrightsville Beach staffs 13 lifeguard stands daily from just south of Shell Island Resort to Albright Street from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 

Carolina Beach 

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, the Town of Carolina Beach staffs 20 lifeguard stations along 3 miles of beach Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., and Friday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. 

Kure Beach 

Each day from Memorial Day through Labor Day, between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., the Town of Kure Beach maintains lifeguard stations that cover the beach from north to south. 

Fort Fisher State Recreation Park 

Lifeguard service is provided daily in a designated swim area, Memorial Day through Labor Day from 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.