Cape Hatteras National Seashore Announces 2018 Camping Season Dates

Tent with red cover at Cape Point Campground; Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in background
Cape Point Campground

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News Release Date: February 12, 2018

Contact: Mike Barber, 252-475-9032

The Oregon Inlet, Cape Point, Frisco, and Ocracoke campgrounds will open for the season on Friday, March 30.


All campgrounds accommodate tents, trailers, and motorhomes up to 35 feet. Each campground also provides rest rooms, potable water, showers, grills, and picnic tables. Hookups (utility connections) are not currently available.


Group camping is available at Oregon Inlet Campground. The group campsite accommodates groups of 7-30 people, including infants and toddlers. Due to the popularity of the group camping site, it is recommended that reservations be made at least two weeks in advance.

Camping in Cape Hatteras National Seashore is permitted only in designated campgrounds. Camping on beaches is prohibited. For more details, go to

Reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777, or on the Internet at, and can be made up to six months in advance.

All four campgrounds will remain open until the season ends on November 26.

Last updated: February 12, 2018

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