Budget constraints dictated by Congress mean you'll be swimming at your own risk next year at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, where officials will not be hiring lifeguards for three beaches that in the past have had the guards.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore
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.
Around the country, as the partial government shutdown moves into its second week, taxpayers angry with the closure of national parks are showing their disgust through civil disobedience, mockery, and anger directed at the National Park Service.
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.
It's been a banner year for sea turtle nesting along Southeastern beaches, including those at Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
Visitors can now climb the Bodie Lighthouse at Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Though shorter than its more famous cousin, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, Bodie Light offers guided tours with a ranger.
The Mountains-To-Sea Trail Across North Carolina, Walking A Thousand Miles Through Wildness, Culture And History
Not many new hiking trails arrive these years, so when a new one does surface, it's great to have a guide to help you plan a walk along it. What Danny Bernstein has done with The Mountains-to-Sea Trail Across North Carolina, is produce not a how-to book, but rather a why-to book.
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.