Roanoke Island Festival Park


The project was designed to protect about 2 acres of existing coastal marsh and adjacent wooded wetlands, and restore about 2 acres of shallow water area by marsh restoration and development of sea grass, marine rock and oyster habitat.

Technical Details

Project components include:

1) Construction of a rock sill and breakwater to stabilize the shoreline in the selected location
2) Placement of fill and planting of marsh and sea grasses on the landward side of the sill and breakwater
3) Oyster reef development in and adjacent to the site
4) Vegetative management of wooded wetlands
5) 810-foot stone sill and revetment was constructed


North Carolina Coastal Federation, NOAA/RAE Cost-share, RCDB Funding Mechanism; Partner: US Army Corps of Engineers


  • North Carolina Coastal Federation Northeast Office
  • 252-473-1607
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