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NPS Offers Special Programs to Hatteras Kids
Contact: Outer Banks Group, 252-473-2111
As a special post-Irene Hatteras Island event, the National Park Service is offering all Hatteras Island kids and their families the opportunity to learn and experience more about this unique barrier island that they call home.Designed for the children of Hatteras Island, the Especially forHatteras Island Kids interactive programs are crafted to add to the island youths' recognition of the many different natural and cultural resources and stories of our nation's first national seashore.
Join a park ranger forEspecially for Hatteras Island Kids programs Monday, September 12th through Friday, September 30th at 4 p.m. daily and additionally at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at the pavilion on the grounds of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. All Especially for Hatteras Island Kidsprograms are free to Hatteras Island kids and their families!
For more information, call the Buxton Visitor Center at 252-995-4474.
Did You Know?
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.