Seasonal ORV Routes Closed to Vehicles on April 1st
Contact: Outer Banks Group, 252-473-2111
In accordance with the final special regulation for off-road vehicle (ORV) management at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, the following seasonal ORV routes are closed to vehicles from April 1 through October 31. These areas remain open to pedestrian use.
For more information on beach access, see the Google Earth map posted on the Seashore's website at: http://www.nps.gov/caha/planyourvisit/off-road-vehicle-use.htm *
or call 252-473-2111 ext. 148.
Did You Know?
When the Home sank on Diamond Shoals off of Cape Hatteras in 1837, there were only two life jackets for all 130 people on board. Ninety people died. Congress passed the Steamboat Act the next year, requiring all vessels to carry one life jacket per passenger.