Insects have always been a part of life at Cape Hatteras. Be prepared for insects by bringing appropriate clothing and/or insect repellant.
AnimalsThere is a large variety of wlidlife at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, including several species of posionous snakes. Always keep a respectable distance from all wildilfe, do not attempt to pick up any animals, and treat any unknown snake bite as if it is posionious and call 911.
Animals like squirrels, raccons, and feral animals can bite, and can transmit a variety of wildlife diseases. Do not feed any wildlife for their well-being and your safety.
Last updated: May 13, 2019