Operating Hours & Seasons

Cape Hatteras National Seashore is open year-round, although facilities and programs do change throughout the year. Please check the follow list for times certain facilities and tours are available, and check the Calendar for a listing of current ranger program offerings.

Bodie Island
Bodie Island Visitor Center Year-round 9 am—5 pm
Christmas Day Closed
Bodie Island Lighthouse Climbing 3rd Friday in April—Columbus Day See page
Rest of the year no climbs
Oregon Inlet Campground 3rd Friday in April—Last weekend in November See page
Rest of the year Closed


Hatteras Island
Hatteras Island Visitor Center Year-round 9 am—5 pm
Christmas Day Closed
Museum of the Sea Mid-March—October 9 am—5 pm
Rest of the year Intermittent
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Climbing 3rd Friday in April—Columbus Day See page
Rest of the year No climbs
Cape Point Campground 3rd Friday in April—Last weekend in November See page
Rest of the year Closed
Frisco Campground 3rd Friday in April—Last weekend in November See page
Rest of the year Closed


Ocracoke Island
Ocracoke Island Visitor Center Year-round 9 am—5 pm
Christmas Day Closed
Ocracoke Campground 3rd Friday in April—Last weekend in November See page
Rest of the year Closed

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Cape Hatteras National Seashore
1401 National Park Drive

Manteo, NC 27954

Phone:

(252) 473-2111
For general information or inquiries, please contact us via this phone number.

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