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

    Cape Hatteras

    National Seashore North Carolina

Park Newspaper

Cover of the 2014 edition of In The Park, the free newspaper of Cape Hatteras, Fort Raleigh, and Wright Brothers

In The Park 2014

National Park Service

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?

Seasparkle, a tiny dinoflagellate that can be seen glowing in the surfline at night.

The beaches along Cape Hatteras National Seashore sparkle at night. When you kick the sand, you disturb tiny dinoflagellates like seasparkle, magnified in the picture to the left. A chemical reaction causes them to glow with a blue-green light.