The North Carolina Oyster Trail offers unique and tasty adventures:
Tour a working shellfish farm.
Do you know where your seafood comes from? Hop on a boat and learn how we grow oysters in North Carolina. Smell that salt breeze while you slurp down some of the most sustainable seafood on the planet.
Savor the coast’s distinct flavors.
Are you a fan of local foods? Taste our homegrown oyster rainbow — salty, sweet, and buttery shellfish. You can purchase our state’s oysters at a variety of markets and restaurants on the coast and inland, all featured on the NC Oyster Trail.
Discover the truth about local oysters.
Did you know N.C. oysters are available year-round? Wild oyster season starts October 15 but farmed oysters make it possible for you to enjoy oysters anytime. Get educated on how you can support a healthy coast and bountiful seafood for years to come.