Cape Hatteras National Seashore Commercial Services Open Houses on Hatteras, Ocracoke, and Roanoke Islands

Cape Hatteras National Seashore 2018 Commercial Services Open House Information

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News Release Date: April 17, 2018

Contact: Sarah Blizzard Merrill, 252-475-9033

Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) will hold Commercial Services Orientations and Open Houses on Hatteras, Ocracoke, and Roanoke Islands.

Meeting locations and dates are as follows:
  • Ocracoke Community Center (999 Irvin Garrish Hwy, Ocracoke, NC) Monday, May 14 2:00-3:00 pm
  • Outer Banks Group Headquarters at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site (1401 National Park Dr, Manteo, NC) Tuesday, May 15 11:00 am -12:00 pm
  • Fessenden Center Activity Room (46830 NC-12, Buxton, NC) Thursday, May 17 1:00-2:00 pm
Anyone interested in conducting business on National Park Service property is encouraged to attend.  

The meetings will begin with a presentation, followed by a Q & A session, discussion, and networking.

The presentation will provide an overview of the Seashore’s Commercial Services program, which permits businesses to provide the following visitor services through Commercial Use Authorizations (CUAs):
  • Beach Fire Services
  • Guided Fishing Services
  • Guided Horseback Tours
  • Guided Waterfowl Hunting
  • Interpretive and Educational Programs
  • Non-motorized Boat Tours (for example, kayak tours)
  • Off-Road Vehicle Driving Tours
  • Outdoor Fitness Classes (for example, yoga)
  • Photography Instruction
  • Road-Based Commercial Tours and Transportation
  • Watersport Instruction (for example, surfing lessons)

Seashore staff look forward to working more closely with many long-standing commercial partners, as well as engaging new partners.  

For information about the Seashore’s Commercial Use Authorization program and instructions on how to apply, visit:

For a list of the Seashore’s concession operators and current Commercial Use Authorization holders, visit:

Last updated: April 17, 2018

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Cape Hatteras National Seashore
1401 National Park Drive

Manteo, NC 27954


(252) 473-2111

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