The National Park Service makes every effort to keep the public informed about news events, accomplishments, employee recognitions, and special and re-occurring events which occur within and around the units of the Park Service.
The National Park Service and Eastern National publish In The Park, the park newspaper, which provides visit planning information and contains articles on various resource-related topics. Copies of In The Park are available at all park visitor centers.
Cape Hatteras provides news releases to local and regional newspapers; current and past news releases can also be found here on the park website.
For all press inquiries, call the park's Public Information Officer at (252) 475-9034 or by e-mail.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore is making use of social media to connect with you. Be informed of special events, learn more about the park's fascinating stories, and share your experiences with our online communities.
@CapeHatterasNPS on Twitter to learn more about the stories of the park, discover special events, and stay in touch with what is going on at the park.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore Facebook page and "like" us. Join the conversation and share your experiences as we post thought-provoking questions, share park photographs, delve into park stories, and keep you updated on park happenings.
Explore Cape Hatteras National Seashore through the photographs found on our official Flickr site.
Did You Know?
When the Home sank on Diamond Shoals off of Cape Hatteras in 1837, there were only two life jackets for all 130 people on board. Ninety people died. Congress passed the Steamboat Act the next year, requiring all vessels to carry one life jacket per passenger.