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?
Cape Lookout National Seashore
While there are more national seashores (10) than national lakeshores (4), there still aren't a lot of them when you consider there are 410 units in the National Park System. That said, which is your favorite national seashore, and why?
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.
Proposed regulations for off-road vehicle use at Cape Lookout National Seashore in North Carolina call for a permit system for users, seasonal limitations for some areas of the national seashore, and additional ramps to facilitate travel between the beach route and back route.
Now here's a fun way to open the new year -- with a view from the top of the Cape Lookout National Seashore lighthouse.
Summer's gone, but trips out to Shackleford Banks to see how the horses that live on the island survive are still being run at Cape Lookout National Seashore in North Carolina, with the next one scheduled for Nov. 19.
Though Hurricane Joaquin was heading farther east and out into the Atlantic Ocean than earlier forecasts had predicted, heavy rains and flooding expected along the Outer Banks of North Carolina led to closure of Cape Lookout and Cape Hatteras national seashores.
Crashing surf, stars overhead, what better way to spend a late summer/early fall evening than to spend the evening at the Cape Lookout National Seashore lighthouse?
With National Public Lands Day arriving on September 26 this year, now is your chance to pick a park and help clean it up on that date.