Cape Chronicle

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Welcome to the Cape Chronicle blog. Here you will find Cape Hatteras National Seashore resource management and off-road vehicle management updates, interpretive information, and employee-submitted articles. If you are looking for current beach access ramp conditions, please visit our Facebook page.

Trip Tips: Where is Shelly Island?

March 13, 2018 Posted by: Mike Barber

The sandbar commonly known as “Shelly Island,” which first appeared off Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) in the spring of 2017, did not make it into the new year.


Cape Point is Open

July 27, 2017 Posted by: Michael Barber

Cape Point remains open to both ORVs and pedestrians from beach access ramps 43 and 44 in Buxton. Please be aware that high tides will occur at 11:22 am and 11:32 pm and the beachfront will likely be impassable around these times.


Last updated: November 8, 2016

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