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    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.

Did You Know?

The Hatteras Island Weather Station is one of only three remaining weather stations in the country.

The U.S. Weather Bureau Station on Hatteras Island was built in 1901 and was one of 11 stations built around the country. It is one of only three remaining stations nationwide, and the only one in the nation restored to its 1901 condition. The station was reopened in 2007 to house a visitor center.