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

    Cape Hatteras

    National Seashore North Carolina

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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?

Ocracoke Inlet was one of the most heavily traveled inlets in the 1700s.

In the 1700s, Ocracoke Inlet was one of the busiest inlets in the East. It was one of the few navigable waterways for ships accessing inland ports such as Elizabeth City, Edenton or New Bern. It was here that Blackbeard the pirate found the inlet's heavy shipping traffic ripe for easy pickings.