• 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

NPS

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.

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  • Ocracoke Island: Crabbing with a Ranger

    Monday, September 1, 2014

    Learn more about blue crabs and practice the art of catching them. More

  • Hatteras Island: Fish with a Ranger

    Monday, September 1, 2014

    Learn the sport of surf casting and fishing! We have poles, but you MUST bring the bait! Limited to 15 participants. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Pirates!

    Monday, September 1, 2014

    Ocracoke was a popular place for Blackbeard and other pirates durng the early 1700's. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Monday, September 1, 2014

    Join us for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Hatteras Island: Moving History

    Monday, September 1, 2014

    How would you move a 4,800 ton, 198.6-foot tall brick and stone building 2,900 feet down the beach? More

  • Hatteras Island: Light Station Discovery Walk

    Monday, September 1, 2014

    How tall is it? Why was it built here? What is a Fresnel lens? More

  • Ocracoke Island: Pirates!

    Tuesday, September 2, 2014

    Ocracoke was a popular place for Blackbeard and other pirates during the early 1700's. More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Tuesday, September 2, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Tuesday, September 2, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Barrier Island Nature

    Tuesday, September 2, 2014

    Sea turtles, shorebirds, seashells, and shoreline migration. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Banker Ponies

    Tuesday, September 2, 2014

    The Banker Ponies are definitely an Ocracoke must-see! More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Wednesday, September 3, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Wednesday, September 3, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Ocracoke Village Walking Tour

    Wednesday, September 3, 2014

    Stroll through the streets of Ocracoke and discover the history of the village. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Ocracoke History

    Thursday, September 4, 2014

    Ocracoke Island has an incredibly rich cultural history. More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Thursday, September 4, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Thursday, September 4, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Barrier Island Nature

    Thursday, September 4, 2014

    Sea turtles, shorebirds, seashells, and shoreline migration. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Barrier Island Nature

    Thursday, September 4, 2014

    Sea turtles, shorebirds, seashells, and shoreline migration. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Banker Ponies

    Thursday, September 4, 2014

    The Banker Ponies are definitely an Ocracoke must-see! More

  • Ocracoke Island: Pirates!

    Friday, September 5, 2014

    Ocracoke was a popular place for Blackbeard and other pirates during the early 1700's. More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Friday, September 5, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Friday, September 5, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Saturday, September 6, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Saturday, September 6, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Banker Ponies

    Saturday, September 6, 2014

    The Banker Ponies are definitely an Ocracoke must-see! More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Sunday, September 7, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Sunday, September 7, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Banker Ponies

    Sunday, September 7, 2014

    The Banker Ponies are definitely an Ocracoke must-see! More

  • Ocracoke Island: Ocracoke History

    Monday, September 8, 2014

    Ocracoke Island has an incredibly rich cultural history. More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Monday, September 8, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Monday, September 8, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Hatteras Island: Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Full Moon Climb

    Monday, September 8, 2014

    Grab your flashlight and experience a lighthouse at night by joining the National Park Service on a Full Moon Climb at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse! More

  • Bodie Island: Bodie Island Lighthouse Full Moon Climb

    Monday, September 8, 2014

    Grab your flashlight and experience a lighthouse at night by joining the National Park Service on a Full Moon Climb at the Bodie Island Lighthouse! More

  • Ocracoke Island: Pirates!

    Tuesday, September 9, 2014

    Ocracoke was a popular place for Blackbeard and other pirates during the early 1700's. More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Tuesday, September 9, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Tuesday, September 9, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Barrier Island Nature

    Tuesday, September 9, 2014

    Sea turtles, shorebirds, seashells, and shoreline migration. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Banker Ponies

    Tuesday, September 9, 2014

    The Banker Ponies are definitely an Ocracoke must-see! More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Ocracoke Village Walking Tour

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014

    Stroll through the streets of Ocracoke and discover the history of the village. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Ocracoke History

    Thursday, September 11, 2014

    Ocracoke Island has an incredibly rich cultural history. More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Thursday, September 11, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Thursday, September 11, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Barrier Island Nature

    Thursday, September 11, 2014

    Sea turtles, shorebirds, seashells, and shoreline migration. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Barrier Island Nature

    Thursday, September 11, 2014

    Sea turtles, shorebirds, seashells, and shoreline migration. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Banker Ponies

    Thursday, September 11, 2014

    The Banker Ponies are definitely an Ocracoke must-see! More

  • Ocracoke Island: Pirates!

    Friday, September 12, 2014

    Ocracoke was a popular place for Blackbeard and other pirates during the early 1700's. More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Friday, September 12, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Friday, September 12, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Saturday, September 13, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Saturday, September 13, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Banker Ponies

    Saturday, September 13, 2014

    The Banker Ponies are definitely an Ocracoke must-see! More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Sunday, September 14, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Sunday, September 14, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Banker Ponies

    Sunday, September 14, 2014

    The Banker Ponies are definitely an Ocracoke must-see! More

  • Ocracoke Island: Ocracoke History

    Monday, September 15, 2014

    Ocracoke Island has an incredibly rich cultural history. More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Monday, September 15, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Monday, September 15, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Pirates!

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    Ocracoke was a popular place for Blackbeard and other pirates during the early 1700's. More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Barrier Island Nature

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    Sea turtles, shorebirds, seashells, and shoreline migration. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Banker Ponies

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    The Banker Ponies are definitely an Ocracoke must-see! More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Ocracoke Village Walking Tour

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    Stroll through the streets of Ocracoke and discover the history of the village. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Ocracoke History

    Thursday, September 18, 2014

    Ocracoke Island has an incredibly rich cultural history. More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Thursday, September 18, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Thursday, September 18, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Barrier Island Nature

    Thursday, September 18, 2014

    Sea turtles, shorebirds, seashells, and shoreline migration. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Barrier Island Nature

    Thursday, September 18, 2014

    Sea turtles, shorebirds, seashells, and shoreline migration. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Banker Ponies

    Thursday, September 18, 2014

    The Banker Ponies are definitely an Ocracoke must-see! More

  • Ocracoke Island: Pirates!

    Friday, September 19, 2014

    Ocracoke was a popular place for Blackbeard and other pirates during the early 1700's. More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Friday, September 19, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Friday, September 19, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Banker Ponies

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

    The Banker Ponies are definitely an Ocracoke must-see! More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Sunday, September 21, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Sunday, September 21, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Banker Ponies

    Sunday, September 21, 2014

    The Banker Ponies are definitely an Ocracoke must-see! More

  • Ocracoke Island: Ocracoke History

    Monday, September 22, 2014

    Ocracoke Island has an incredibly rich cultural history. More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Monday, September 22, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Monday, September 22, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Pirates!

    Tuesday, September 23, 2014

    Ocracoke was a popular place for Blackbeard and other pirates during the early 1700's. More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Tuesday, September 23, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Tuesday, September 23, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Barrier Island Nature

    Tuesday, September 23, 2014

    Sea turtles, shorebirds, seashells, and shoreline migration. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Banker Ponies

    Tuesday, September 23, 2014

    The Banker Ponies are definitely an Ocracoke must-see! More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Ocracoke Village Walking Tour

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014

    Stroll through the streets of Ocracoke and discover the history of the village. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Ocracoke History

    Thursday, September 25, 2014

    Ocracoke Island has an incredibly rich cultural history. More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Thursday, September 25, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Thursday, September 25, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Barrier Island Nature

    Thursday, September 25, 2014

    Sea turtles, shorebirds, seashells, and shoreline migration. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Barrier Island Nature

    Thursday, September 25, 2014

    Sea turtles, shorebirds, seashells, and shoreline migration. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Banker Ponies

    Thursday, September 25, 2014

    The Banker Ponies are definitely an Ocracoke must-see! More

  • Ocracoke Island: Pirates!

    Friday, September 26, 2014

    Ocracoke was a popular place for Blackbeard and other pirates during the early 1700's. More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Friday, September 26, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Friday, September 26, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Banker Ponies

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    The Banker Ponies are definitely an Ocracoke must-see! More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Sunday, September 28, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Sunday, September 28, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Banker Ponies

    Sunday, September 28, 2014

    The Banker Ponies are definitely an Ocracoke must-see! More

  • Ocracoke Island: Ocracoke History

    Monday, September 29, 2014

    Ocracoke Island has an incredibly rich cultural history. More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Monday, September 29, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Monday, September 29, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Pirates!

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Ocracoke was a popular place for Blackbeard and other pirates during the early 1700's. More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Barrier Island Nature

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Sea turtles, shorebirds, seashells, and shoreline migration. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Banker Ponies

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    The Banker Ponies are definitely an Ocracoke must-see! More

  • Hatteras Island: Surviving the Storm

    Wednesday, October 1, 2014

    Hurricanes, nor'easters and other weather events have shaped these barrier islands for thousands of years. More

  • Hatteras Island: Barrier Island Dynamics

    Wednesday, October 1, 2014

    Join a ranger for a look at the wild side of the Outer Banks. More

  • Ocracoke Island: Ocracoke Village Walking Tour

    Wednesday, October 1, 2014

    Stroll through the streets of Ocracoke and discover the history of the village. More

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

Visitor using a spotting scope

NPS

Junior Ranger Program

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

Did You Know?

December 17, 1903 First Flight

Wright Brothers National Memorial, where Wilbur and Orville Wright flew the first powered flights on December 17, 1903, is only a few miles north of Cape Hatteras National Seashore. More...