• 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 10/31/2014 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?

A navigational chart showing Cape Hatteras and Diamond Shoals

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.