Morehead City, NC | Docking Facilities

Description of Facilities

The Morehead City Docks located at 807 Shepard St., Morehead City, NC is a mid-Atlantic stopping point for those cruising north/south, fishing the Bogue / Core Sound and Outer Banks’ waters, or beginning the ocean voyage to the Caribbean and beyond. This sheltered, deep-water basin has 8-10 foot minimum depths at dockside, and easy access to the Intra-coastal Waterway and Beaufort Inlet. MCD offers 10 slips (26 ft. to 50. ft. long with widths to 20 ft.). Floating docks assure easy passenger access to docked vessels regardless of tide conditions. Amenities include: electric hookups and water. Conveniently located on the Morehead City waterfront and within walking distance to banks, shops, Post Office, churches, Webb Library and many fine restaurants.

Marina Approach & Docking

Turn N at ICW mile marker 205. Stay close to shipping docks for deep water access. Turn west at green marker #3 at the eastern end of Sugarloaf Island & follow the channel to Morehead City docks.

How to Reserve a Slip

City Docks are managed by Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department.  Dockage rate: $40.40 flat rate plus an additional $1.55 per foot for boats over 26 feet. Dockage fee includes water and electricity. All reservations are processed through Dockwa; Checks and Cash are NOT accepted. For additional transient dock rental information: Contact Morehead City Dockmaster at 252-725-5025 or


  • Dockage Rate: $40.40 flat rate plus $1.55 per ft over 26 ft (includes water and electricity)
  • Payment: MC/Visa
  • Reservations: Call Morehead City Dockmaster at 252-725-5025 or email
  • Transient Slips/ 26′-50′ long/10
  • Total Slips:10
  • VHF/Working: 16/71
  • Electric: 30 & 50 Amps
  • Fuel: Available nearby
  • Repair: On-call
  • Propane: Available nearby
  • Restaurant/Miles: Several within easy walking distance
  • Head/Shower: Yes
  • Internet Access: Yes
  • Cable: Not Available
  • Ship’s Store: Available nearby
  • Nearest Town/Miles: In Morehead City
  • Shopping: Yes
  • Golf/Tennis: Nearby/Shevans Park Tennis Courts (S. 15th St.)
  • Storage: Available nearby
  • Airport/Miles: Private/3, commercial/40
  • Transportation: Taxi, CCATS
  • Yacht Brokerage: Available nearby
  • Special: Proximity to sportfishing charter fleet, scuba diving, nationally known seafood restaurants, Fort Macon State Park, popular beaches, local hospital, churches, shopping. City Docks are located adjacent to Jaycee Park, home of Morehead City Parks & Recreation Saturday Summer Concert Series & Downtown Morehead City’s Alive @ Five Concert Series.