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

    Cape Hatteras

    National Seashore North Carolina

Schedule of Events

Ranger talking with kids on the beach

Ranger talking with kids on the beach


Ranger programs are available at various locations throughout the park during the spring, summer, and fall. These programs range from guided tours of Bodie Island Lighthouse to learning how to snorkel. Use the calendar below to access our current schedule of ranger programs.

Search for Events

Sorry, but there are no events between 10/20/2014 and 11/01/2014

Youth visitor looking through a spotting scope with the help of a park ranger

Visitor using a spotting scope


Junior Ranger Program

Become a junior ranger and earn a badge. Ask about this program at any of our visitor centers.

Did You Know?

Lightning whelks are one of the few species of

Lightning whelks eat about one large clam per month. The whelk pries the clam open with its muscular foot, wedges the clam open with its shell, then eats the soft inside of the clam. Lightning whelk shells, which whorl to the left, wash up on the beach at Cape Hatteras National Seashore.