In The Park, the park's free newspaper, provides a wealth of information on the park and the programs offered throughout the year. Either pick up a copy at a visitor center at one of the three parks or download the 2014 version, which is best printed on 11x17 paper.
Did You Know?
Lightning whelks eat about one large clam per month. The whelk pries the clam open with its muscular foot, wedges the clam open with its shell, then eats the soft inside of the clam. Lightning whelk shells, which whorl to the left, wash up on the beach at Cape Hatteras National Seashore.