• Spring-time view of the seashore, with shorebirds returning to the surf.

    Cape Hatteras

    National Seashore North Carolina

Long-Range Interpretive Plan

Long-Range Interpretive Plan

Interpretive and educational services are an important component of the experience that the National Park Service provides to park visitors and local communities.

The Cape Hatteras National Seashore Long-Range Interpretive Plan offers a vision for the future of interpretation at the Seashore. Achievement of the recommendations outlined in this plan is based on the receipt of funding and on coordination with park partners.


Cape Hatteras National Seashore Long-Range Interpretive Plan

  1. Front Cover Page (pdf file, 33.9 KB)
  2. Inside Front Cover Page (pdf file, 15.2 KB)
  3. Table of Contents (pdf file, 140 KB)
  4. Pages 1-74 (pdf file, 839 KB)
  5. Special Populations: Programmatic Accessibility Guidelines for Interpretive Media (pdf file, 56.4 KB)
  6. Inside Back Cover Page (pdf file, 75 KB)

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.