Nearby Attractions

A scene from the performance.
A scene from the performance of The Lost Colony

©Roanoke Island Historical Association

 

The Lost Colony

The Lost Colony outdoor symphonic drama is performed evenings from late-May to mid-August at the park's Waterside Theatre.



 
Aerial view of the sunken gardens.
Aerial view of the sunken gardens part of the grounds

©Elizabethan Gardens

 

Elizabethan Gardens

Located within the park, the Elizabethan Gardens provides year-round opportunities to enjoy 10 acres of flora as a living memorial to England's first "New World" colonists.



 
A stretch of sandy beach in Cape Hatteras National Seashore
A stretch of sandy beach in Cape Hatteras National Seashore

National Park Service

 

Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Cape Hatteras National Seashore begins roughly 9 miles southeast of the park. Stretching southward for 70 miles, these narrow, sandy islands provide a wide variety of recreational opportunities, as well as a habitat for a variety of marine life.



 
Replicas of the Wright brothers' 1902 glider and 1903 flyer
Replicas of the Wright brothers' 1902 glider and 1903 flyer

National Park Service

 

Wright Brothers National Memorial

Wright Brothers National Memorial is where Wilbur and Orville Wright made history by being the first to fly an airplane. Before they succeeded, they conducted flight experiments here for years. The memorial, located about 19 miles northeast of the park, commemorates their achievement.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Fort Raleigh National Historic Site
1401 National Park Drive

Manteo, NC 27954

Phone:

(252) 473-2111
The general information phone number for the Outer Banks Group of parks (Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers National Memorial).

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