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

    Cape Hatteras

    National Seashore North Carolina

NPS Announces Bodie Island Lighthouse Complex Reopens

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Date: July 21, 2011
Contact: Outer Banks Group, 252-473-2111

Outer Banks Group Superintendent Mike Murray announced today the reopening of the Bodie Island Lighthouse complex to public entry. Access to the grounds of the famed lighthouse and visitor center complex were temporarily closed to repave the entrance road and improve the parking areas. The project is completed and the National Park Service staff welcomes visitors to the Bodie Island Visitor Center and wildlife viewing boardwalk.

 For more information, please call 252-473-2111.

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Lightning whelks are one of the few species of

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