New Off Road Vehicle Regulations
New off road vehicle (ORV) regulations are now in effect. Please check here for information on how to get your ORV permit More »
Beach Fire Permits are required
Beach Fire Permits are now required. These permits are free. Please check here for information on how to get your Beach Fire Permit More »
Access Update for Ramp 27 south of Salvo and Ramp 45 in Buxton
Contact: Outer Banks Group, 252-473-2111
Superintendent Mike Murray announced today the reopening of two off-road vehicle (ORV) ramps on Hatteras Island. Ramp 27, located approximately 4.5 miles south of Salvo, and Ramp 45 near Buxton are open effective immediately.
Did You Know?
This is not a space alien, even though it has a transparent body, wings, and a very large eye. Giant water fleas grow up to 2 cm long, and are a food source for small fish that shelter in the sound.
You can swim with them in the sound-side waters off Cape Hatteras National Seashore.