ORV Plan Comment Period Extended
On May 23, 2014, the NPS released a Environmental Impact Statement for its Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan for a 60-day comment period, which was extended to September 4. The comment period will be extend an additional 15 days until September 19, 2014.
Advisory Notice #4 for Hurricane Arthur
Contact: Pat Kenney, 252-728-2250 ext. 3014
HARKERS ISLAND, NC – The National Park Service (NPS) has completed many preliminary recovery actions from Hurricane Arthur. Superintendent Pat Kenney stated “We appreciate everyone’s continued patience and cooperation while we recover and open areas of the park after Hurricane Arthur. We know everyone loves spending time at the Seashore on the Fourth of July weekend and we are working to get as many areas of the Seashore re-opened as quickly and safely as possible.”
Effective July 6, 2014 the following areas will be operating on their normal schedule:
Due to damages, safety concerns or resource protection needs, the following areas will remain closed:
According to Superintendent Kenney “we will continue to work to reopen the entire park and will keep everyone updated on our progress.” Please call the park at 252-728-2250, or check the park website at www.nps.gov/CALO, Facebook page or Twitter sites for updates.
Did You Know?
Diamond City, a community that once stood on the eastern end of Shackleford Banks, was named after the daymark pattern on the nearby Cape Lookout Lighthouse. Cape Lookout National Seashore