Oak Island has numerous small and large parks for public use.
Middleton Park - off Oak Island Dr and SE 48th St.
Playground, tennis courts, pickleball courts, basketball court, soccer field, picnnic shelter, softball field, Community Center, restrooms, beach access across the street.
Bill Smith Park- Fish Factory Rd
4 baseball/softball fields, Salty Dog Park, Disc Golf course, kayak launch, walking trails, football field, soccer field,
Kevin Bell Skate Park- SE 49th St
Skate park for skateboards and in-line skates
Tidalwaves Kayak & Canoe Launch-SE 31st ST at Davis Canal
Kayak Launch and scenic trail along a saltwater marsh
Heron Lookout - SE 40th St at Davis Canal
Nature viewing, fishing and bait site
57th Place West Access Park
May Moore Park- Barbee Blvd. at Elizabeth Dr.
Floating dock, nature views, passive park
Yaupon Park- Barbee Blvd. at Ocean Drive
The Point- West end of Beach Drive
Beach Access, fishing, wildlife viewing area
Commissioner's Observatory Park- McGlamery at Ocean Drive
Oak Island Par Three at South Harbour- 4188 Vanessa Dr. in South Harbour Village
18 hole Par Three Golf Course, and fully stocked club house- open to the public
Templeton Park- Oak Island Dr & 41st St
Dog Park, passive natural park
Veterans Park (formally Waterway Park) - 14th NE & Yacht Dr.
Fishing Tee, Water View boardwalk, picnic shelter, butterfly garden
Register Park-Nature Park- Dot Kelly Butterfly Garden- NE 52nd St
Nature trail, Nature Center, floating dock, fishing tee, picnic shelter, butterfly garden
Crossover Trail at 9th Place SE
30th Place West Dock
kayak launch, fishing, bait dock
78th St Crab Dock- NE 78th St and Yacht Dr.
wildlife viewing, crab dock, fishing dock