The ocean waters off the national seashores and national parks that touch those waters offer incredible opportunities for recreation, whether it revolves around fishing, boating, or simply swimming. Now efforts are under way to develop a national policy focused on recreational fishing in those and other ocean waters.
Riptides along Cape Hatteras National Seashore are some of the most dangerous along the East Coast, but budget woes have left the question of whether there will be lifeguards on the seashore this summer up in the air.
Work finally is under way to repair damage Hurricane Sandy inflicted on the National Park Service facilties at Ocracoke in Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
Traveler's View: Don't Let The Sportsmen's Heritage And Recreational Enhancement Act Undermine National Parks
The U.S. Senate should strip from the Sportmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act an amendment that would bar the National Park Service from better managing motorboat access in the Ozark National Scenic Riverways.
New Year’s Eve seems as good a time as any to reflect on 2013. It’s been a big year for me, with birding explorations around the country, including the first trips of my life to Saguaro National Park and Chiricahua National Monument.
Visitors to Cape Hatteras National Seashore soon will have 29 new access points for exploring the seashore's beaches under a plan stemming from its off-road vehicle management plan.
Reaching Cape Hatteras National Seashore on the Outer Banks of North Carolina just got a lot tougher. The state Transportation Department has closed the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge over the Oregon Inlet on N.C. 12 along the Outer Banks due to safety concerns.
It’s happening again! No, not another government shutdown. That’s next month. What we have here is another invasion of Snowy Owls.
Late next month crews plan to establish a fire break between the town of Nags Head, North Carolina, and the northern end of Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
A young humpback whale came ashore at Cape Hatteras National Seashore on Wednesday and died overnight, according to seashore officials.
With the clock ticking on a nest of sea turtle eggs, Cape Hatteras National Seashore officials on Monday closed of Cape Point to off-road vehicles.
When Cape Hatteras National Seashore officials implemented an off-road management plan for the 70-mile-long seashore off North Carolina's coast, they agreed to create new public access points to the beach. Next week the public will get a chance to discuss those plans.
Groups Criticize Senate Bill That Would Require Park Service To Reassess ORVs At Cape Hatteras National Seashore
A Senate committee on Tuesday approved legislation that would require the National Park Service to reassess how to manage off-road vehicles at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, a measure that conservation groups said was unnecessary and would lead to a waste of taxpayer dollars.
Discovery of piping plover chicks has led to temporary closure of off-road vehicle access to part of Cape Hatteras National Seashore as required under the seashore's off-road management plan.
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Cape Hatteras National Seashore's campgrounds will begin to open for the season on April 5 when the Oregon Inlet, Frisco, and Ocracoke campgrounds open for business.
Winter might not be the best time to enter the Atlantic at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, but it's a grea time to learn more about shipwrecks off the barrier island and a unique species of ray that swims its waters.
Few national park visits are complete without a hike of some distance and duration. We made the following hikes in the parks the past year, and think you'll find them interesting possibilities for 2013.