It sounds like a page from the script of Jaws, a blockbuster 40 years old this summer in which a massive great white shark terrorizes a fictional New England beach town during the Fourth of July weekend. No great white sharks are thought to be involved in the attacks at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, and there have been no deaths, but three separate incidents there in the past week have officials warning beach goers to stay out of the water if they fear sharks.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore
A teenager cooling off in the waters of Cape Hatteras National Seashore on Saturday was attacked by a shark, with bites to his right calf, buttocks, and both hands.
After reviewing the need for wildlife boundaries around nesting shorebirds and sea turtles, the staff at Cape Hatteras National Seashore has decided that the boundaries can be reduced in size a bit.
Whether you walk the beaches of Cape Hatteras National Seashore, drive your ORV on them to reach your favorite fishing spot, or just like to lie back and enjoy the setting, June is the month to lend a hand at keeping those beaches pristine.
Schedules Posted For This Summer's Evening Lighthouse Climbs At Cape Hatteras, Cape Lookout National Seashores
With the summer season getting into full swing at Cape Hatteras and Cape Lookout national seashores, the parks have released their schedules for planned nighttime climbs of lighthouses in their parks.
Take a quick glance at a map of the Outer Banks and you’ll notice how Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Cape Lookout National Seashore are very close neighbors.
You want surf, sun, and a great family environment, then you can't beat a summer vacation at either Cape Hatteras National Seashore or Cape Cod National Seashore. Both ranked in "Dr. Beach's" Top 10 ocean beaches in the United States.
A summer vacation to Cape Hatteras National Seashore on North Carolina's Outer Banks offers adventures from climbing lighthouses and body surfing...to studying maritime history or just relaxing on the beach surrounded by castles of sand.
Charges of wildlife mismanagement by the staff at Point Reyes National Seashore are being leveled in the wake of the deaths of more than 200 Tule elk caused, apparently, by a lack of water inside their fenced preserve.
Joy riders out for a wild time ripped up parts of the Cape Point Campground at Cape Hatteras National Seashore with their free-wheeling.