Colonial Park

Historic Site
Kayak Rental
Open Field
Scenic Vista
Workout Area

510 S Broad St
Edenton, NC 27932
United States


Dawn to dusk 

Colonial Park with Roanoke River Lighthouse in the background

Perhaps Edenton's most well-known and popular park, Colonial Park boasts stunning views of Edenton Bay and the Roanoke River Lighthouse. Come down for 4th of July fireworks, the annual Juneteenth Celebration, the Kick-Off to Christmas and Tree Lighting, the Christmas Flotilla, and more. 

Outdoor enthusiasts can also rent, kayaks, canoes, and paddleboards at the harbor daily. Rentals daily between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

For the green space adjacent to the Penelope Barker House (at the foot of the Barker House rear stairs, to the LEFT of the breakwater, separate from Colonial Park), please see the Barker House Park Area Rental Form to reserve this space for events, weddings, etc. 

One person in kayak per hour: $5.00 
Two people in kayak per hour: $7.00

Per hour: $10.00 
All Day (one person in a canoe): $35.00 
All Day (two people in a canoe): $45.00

Per hour: $5.00

Kayak or Canoe: $20

Must be returned by 10 am if not returned by 10 am a charge of $10 per hour will be applied.

For more information, contact the Harbormaster at (252) 482-2832 (office) or at (252) 337-4488 (cell). 

Park Use Form

No alcohol, no boisterous conduct, no profanity, no loud music, no swimming, no fishing in harbor, appropriate dress required, pets must be leashed at all times, children under 12 allowed in play area, place all litter in receptacles. 

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