• Ocean waters of Cape Hatteras National Seashore

    Cape Hatteras

    National Seashore North Carolina

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Field Trips

Bringing your class to Cape Hatteras National Seashore can be a rewarding experience and careful planning helps make a successful visit.

Ranger-led programs are available at the Cape Hatteras Light Station and the Ocracoke Visitor Center.

Lighthouse tours for school groups may be available at the Bodie Island Light Station and the Cape Hatteras Light Station.
 
ranger and pirates
Ranger with a schoolgroup
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Did You Know?

Sea Whip, though it looks like a plant, is actually whole colony of animals.

A piece of sea whip that washes up on the beach at Cape Hatteras National Seashore is not a plant, but the skeleton of a whole colony of animals. A tiny animal lived in each hole on the yellow, orange or purple stems. It had a mouth, a stomach and eight tentacles to catch food.