Hear stories of keepers of old, view the working light up close, and catch a full moon’s reflection off the Atlantic Ocean from the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse balcony. This summer, rangers at Cape Hatteras National Seashore in North Carolina will lead Full Moon Tours up 257 steps to the lantern room for a unique nighttime experience.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore
You can find them at Cape Cod National Seashore, Fire Island National Seashore, Assateague Island National Seashore, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Cape Lookout National Seashore, and Cumberland Island National Seashore. But what exactly is a maritime forest and how to they survive in these salty environments?
As shorebirds prepare to nest on beaches at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, several areas of the park will be deemed temporarily off-limits to protect the breeding habitat. These pre-nesting areas will be marked by April 15 and are not expected to impede off-road vehicle or pedestrian access.
Visitors to North Carolina’s Cape Hatteras National Seashore in North Carolina this year can take advantage of a longer camping season and improvements at the Ocracoke Day Use Area.
April 15 is your deadline to file your 2015 tax return, and it's also the date that the lighthouses at Cape Hatteras National Seashore in North Carolina will open for the summer season.
Beginning in mid-March, if you want an off-road vehicle permit for Cape Hatteras National Seashore in North Carolina, you'll be able to print one at home. Seashore officials say the changes are being made to increase user convenience, provide new options for park visitors wishing to purchase an ORV permit, and increase efficiency by reducing the cost associated with collecting permit fees.
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the National Park Service in 1916, the Outer Banks History Center is partnering with the National Park Service, Outer Banks Group, to present Explore Your Outer Banks Parks: Celebrating a Century of the National Park Service in the History Center Gallery, Manteo, N.C.
Work to improve off-road-vehicle access at Cape Hatteras National Seashore in North Carolina is continuing, with the opening of a four-mile-long "Inside Road" between Buxton and Frisco.
A new off-road vehicle ramp is being built at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, which called for more vehicle beach access in its Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan.
Not only was the summer of 2015 a productive year for sea turtle nests along Cape Hatteras National Seashore, but at least two of the nests were made by a rare visitor to the seashore: Hawksbill sea turtles.