NPS Hosts Public Meetings on Proposal for Additional Beach Access Areas
Contact: Outer Banks Group, 252-475-9034
Superintendent Barclay Trimble announced plans today to conduct two public meetings to provide the basic information and to hear questions and comments regarding the National Park Service proposal to provide new access points to facilitate public access in Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
Public meetings are scheduled as follows:
This open house format meeting will provide an opportunity to view maps and information and interact with park staff who will answer questions.The general public is invited to attend.
For further information, please contact the Public Affairs Office in Manteo, NC at 252-475-9034 or 252-473-2111.
Did You Know?
The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is the tallest brick structure ever moved. When it was built in 1870, it stood 1,500 feet from the shore. By 1999, the lighthouse was within 100 feet of the ocean. To protect it from the encroaching sea, it was moved inland a total of 2,900 feet over a 23-day period.