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

    Cape Hatteras

    National Seashore North Carolina

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January 23, 2015
NPS Oregon Inlet Public Boat Ramp Improvements Begin
Superintendent Dave Hallac announced today that National Park Service (NPS) will begin work next week at the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center Day Use Boat Ramps.

January 12, 2015
NPS Issues Notice of Intent to Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement
The National Park Service (NPS) announces that a Notice of Intent (NOI) has been published in the Federal Register on December 29, 2014 announcing that pursuant to Section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the NPS is preparing a draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) in response to a request from Dare County, North Carolina for a Special Use Permit for activities related to the protection of NC Highway 12 in the Buxton area within and adjacent to Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

January 06, 2015
Information Sought in Deer Poaching Incident
A deer was illegally shot and killed in Cape Hatteras National Seashore during the week of December 14th 2014.

January 05, 2015
Know Your Park Series Continues - World War 1: U-Boats
The National Park Service Outer Banks Group Know Your Park citizen science program series continues this winter with upcoming scheduled presentations.

December 15, 2014
Outer Banks Group Interpretation Division Receives Award
National Park Service Southeast Regional Director Stan Austin recently announced that Park Ranger Mary Doll was selected as the Southeast Region Park Employee of the Year (2014).

November 21, 2014
Parks Offer Hiring Workshops
Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Wright Brothers National Memorial and Fort Raleigh National Historic Site announce two workshops designed to encourage local interest in the 2015 summer seasonal hiring process.

November 17, 2014
Seashore's Hatteras Island Visitor Center Temporarily Closed for Repairs
The Hatteras Island Visitor Center and Bookstore at the Cape Hatteras Light Station, located in Buxton, NC and approximately 48 miles south of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s northern entrance, will be closed beginning Sunday, November 16, 2014 through Saturday, November 22, 2014 for needed cleaning and repairs.

November 14, 2014
Dave Hallac Selected as New Superintendent for Outer Banks Group
ATLANTA – Southeast Regional Director Stan Austin announced that Dave Hallac has been selected as superintendent of Cape Hatteras National Seashore and the Outer Banks Group in North Carolina.

November 07, 2014
Seashore Proposes Fee Increase for Campgrounds
Cape Hatteras National Seashore is also evaluating campground rates via a comparable rates study and public feedback to determine if camping fees are adequate, or need adjustment, in order to sustain campground operations. The park is proposing to raise camping fees from $20 per night to $28 per night.

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