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

    Cape Hatteras

    National Seashore North Carolina

NPS Prepares for Impacts of Tropical Storm Hanna

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Date: September 4, 2008
Contact: National Park Service, (252) 473-2111

In preparation of the possible effects of Tropical Storm Hanna, the National Park Service has taken preliminary steps that affect park operations and facilities and provide the following information to the visiting public and local communities.


Beginning at the southern end of Cape Hatteras National Seashore, the OcracokeIslandVisitorCenter and Campground will close today at 5:00 p.m. and will remain closed until further notice.  The Ocracoke Campground reservation system has been temporarily suspended.  The Frisco campground will close today at 5:00 p.m. and will remain closed until further notice.   The Oregon Inlet Campground has been placed on a one-day availability basis. 


An assessment later today on the progress of the storm will determine the status of all park visitor centers and campgrounds north of Frisco, NC.


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