ORV Access Reopens to Cape Point

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Date: July 21, 2010
Contact: Cyndy Holda, 252-473-2111 x148

Superintendent Mike Murray announced today the reopening of the east side of Cape Point in Cape Hatteras National Seashore near Buxton, N.C., to off-road vehicle (ORV) access effective immediately. The area is now open to ORV traffic from 6:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. daily. The night-time prohibition on beach driving is still in effect on all national seashore beaches from 10:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m.

The pre-nesting area west of Cape Point remains in effect and is posted as closed to vehicles, pedestrians and pets.

For up-to-date information on currently open or closed areas, check the Cape Hatteras National Seashore's Google Earth maps at: https://www.nps.gov/caha/planyourvisit/googleearthmap.htm


Last updated: April 14, 2015

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