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Cape Hatteras is in the midst of a very active turtle nesting season! As of July 12, 2019 293 nests have been identified and marked on Hatteras Island. The first nest hatched on July 9 and the majority of the remaining nests are expected to hatch throughout the rest of July and August.

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Cape Hatteras National Seashore has been working on a new beach access in Buxton complete with parking and restroom facilities. The new access will be open to the public on May 24th and will include a 50-car parking area, portable restrooms, and a non-slip wheelchair beach access mat....

Good news for beach goes! Cape Hatteras National Seashore will be adding life guards to the Frisco Day Use Area (Frisco Bath House) this summer. Life guards will be set up from Memorial Day thru Labor day from 9am – 5pm/daily.

“We are pleased to provide a fourth lifeguarded beach for park...

Cape Hatteras National Seashore has been approved for a new day use area in Buxton and a soundside access along Highway 12 between Avon & Buxton. These two new parking areas will allow for safer access for residents and visitors to access either the beach or soundside.

Buxton Day Use...

Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Cape Lookout Studies have joined together in a new recycling program for monofilament (fishing line). Cape Lookout Studies organization promotes the Monofilament Recycling and Recovery Program and has placed over 45 recycling bins...

Golf carts have become a popular way to get around the island. In recent years, Hatteras Village has been able to accommodate street legal golf carts on Highway 12 and side streets within the village. This has made for a fun way to travel to and from rental houses to your favorite destinations...