Park Overview

General Beach Access

Cape Hatteras allows beach driving in certain areas with a off-road vehicle permit. Access is subject to change, and you are encouraged to be familiar with current beach conditions prior to your visit.
Cape Hatteras ORV Map
Designated beach access areas across Cape Hatteras National Seashore. For current ramp status updates, visit:

National Park Service

Last updated: April 27, 2022

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Mailing Address:

Cape Hatteras National Seashore
1401 National Park Drive

Manteo, NC 27954


252 473-2111

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