Cape Hatteras National Seashore is a great place for students to explore a variety of subjects--from barrier island ecology to North Carolina history. 

Explore the park during a class field tripon your own, or with a park ranger.  If your school is unable to come to the park, then bring the park to your classroom with our lesson plans.


Every Kid in a Park logo of three kids playing in a field next to two brown trees.

Every Kid in a Park

Fourth-graders and their families can discover federal lands—national parks, wildlife refuges, national forests, and more—for free!

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Sea turtle on the beach

Sea Turtles at the Seashore

Sea turtles are summertime visitors to the beaches of Cape Hatteras National Seashore. For public nest excavation information, call 252-475-9629.

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Civil War to Civil Rights Trading Cards

Discover six of the more than 500 stories about America's journey from the Civil War to Civil Rights.

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