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Outer Banks Group Update

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Date: September 5, 2008
Contact: National Park Service, (252) 473-2111

All park visitor centers in Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers National Memorial were closed by noon on Friday, 9/05/08, and will remain closed until further notice. 

 

All park campgrounds in Cape Hatteras National Seashore were closed by 10:00 a.m. on Friday, 9/05/08. and will remain closed until further notice.  The reservation system for Ocracoke Campground has been temporarily suspended until further notice.

 

The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse closed Thursday, 9/04/08, at 5:00 p.m. and will remain closed until further notice.

 

All ocean-side beach access for Off-Road vehicles in Cape Hatteras National Seashore closed on Friday, 9/05/08, beginning at 1:00 pm.  This time correlated to the high tides and expected severe coastal storm surge flooding.  Pedestrian access is allowed.

 

All remaining non-essential staff for Cape Hatteras, Fort Raleigh, and Wright Brothers were released by 1:00 p.m. on Friday, 9/05/08.  All essential Incident Command staff and Law Enforcement personnel remain on duty.

 

To report violations and emergencies, dial 911 or 252-473-3444.

Did You Know?

A drawing of indians at Fort Raleigh

Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, which commemorates the first English attempt at colonization of the New World, is only a few miles northwest of Cape Hatteras National Seashore. More...