NPS to Host Public Meetings on Beach Access Improvements
Contact: Outer Banks Group, 252-475-9034
Superintendent Barclay Trimble announced plans today to add an additional public meeting to the previously announced schedule of public meetings to provide the basic information and hear questions and comments regarding the National Park Service proposal to provide new access points to facilitate public access in Cape Hatteras National Seashore as included in the Environmental Assessment (EA).
Public meetings are scheduled as follows:
These open house format meetings 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?
In the 1700s, Ocracoke Inlet was one of the busiest inlets in the East. It was one of the few navigable waterways for ships accessing inland ports such as Elizabeth City, Edenton or New Bern. It was here that Blackbeard the pirate found the inlet's heavy shipping traffic ripe for easy pickings.