Posts Tagged: Hatteras Island

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NPS Outer Banks Group Tourism Creates $247.6 Million In Economic Benefits

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 3,162,855 visitors to to the Outer Banks Group of national park sites in 2016 spent $197.7 million in communities near the park. That spending supported...

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Cape Hatteras National Seashore Announces 2017 Campground Season

The Cape Hatteras National Seashore camping season will begin in mid-April. The Oregon Inlet and Cape Point campgrounds will open for the season on Friday, April 14 and the Frisco and Ocracoke campgrounds will...

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Rap Legends Method Man and Redman Join Mix Master Mike at Triple-S Invitational

Legendary hip-hop artists Method Man of Wu-Tang Clan and his pal Redman will share the stage with Mix Master Mike of The Beastie Boys at the upcoming 12th Annual Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational kiteboarding...

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Outer Banks National Parks Drew More Than 3 Million Visits In 2016

The National Park Service has announced that its local parks within the Outer Banks Group recorded a total of 3,162,854 visits in 2016, which was celebrated as the Park Service’s centennial anniversary year since...

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Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Christmas Winter Climb Announced

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse will be open to the public for a free climb on Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. This event is part of the OBXmas Weekends celebrated with...

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Special Programs Celebrate National Park Service 100th Anniversary

Thursday, August 25, 2016 is National Park Service Founders Day and the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the National Park Service! Superintendent David Hallac invites the public to experience their national park sites...

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Rock The Cape Festival Returns To Hatteras Island

Dare County Arts Council will host their fourth annual Rock The Cape Festival this month on Hatteras Island. The Rock The Cape Festival will return to Hatteras Island for its fourth year for three days of...

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Rock The Cape Festival Returns To Hatteras Island In June

Dare County Arts Council will host their fourth annual Rock The Cape Festival June 8-10 on Hatteras Island. Rock The Cape is a three-day celebration of the creative community of Hatteras Island with live...

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National Park Service Announces Cape Hatteras 2016 Campground Season

National Park Service Outer Banks Group Superintendent David Hallac announced today that the Cape Hatteras National Seashore camping season will be expanded for 2016. All four campgrounds, Oregon Inlet, Cape Point, Frisco, and Ocracoke...

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Island Art Show Coming To Rodanthe This Weekend

 The Island Art Show is happening this weekend at the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Center, located in the northern villages of Hatteras Island just south of Liberty Gas Station and north of North Beach Campground.  ...

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New Off-Road Vehicle Ramp Opening Announced

National Park Service Outer Banks Group Superintendent David Hallac announced today the September 4th opening of the newly constructed parking area, a footpath, and Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) Ramp 32, located south of the village...

Cape Hatteras is the Best Beach in the United States, according to Business Insider.

Cape Hatteras, Outer Banks Ranked Best Beach In America

In a new countdown of the Best Beaches in the U.S., the travel section at Business Insider has rankedthe Outer Banks’ own Cape Hatteras in the top spot. According to the site: “For this list,...

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‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 2 Premieres Sunday!

The upcoming second season of Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks (formerly Wicked Tuna: North vs. South) will premiere on the National Geographic Channel (NatGeo) this Sunday, and we now have a collection of recently released...

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‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Adds OBX Boat Reels of Fortune

The upcoming second season of Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks (formerly Wicked Tuna: North vs. South) will feature some returning favorites as well as some new additions to the cast, including the Reels of Fortune,...

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New ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 2 Preview Arrives

The upcoming second season of Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks (formerly Wicked Tuna: North vs. South) will premiere on the National Geographic Channel (NatGeo) in less than two weeks, and we now have our first...

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‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Adds All-Female Reel Action

The upcoming second season of Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks (formerly Wicked Tuna: North vs. South) will feature some returning favorites as well as some new additions to the cast, including the first all-female boat...

The Bonner Bridge connecting Hatteras Island to the Northern Outer Banks will soon be replaced with a new parallel bridge.

Outer Banks To Get New Bonner Bridge To Hatteras Island

It has been a long time coming (decades in fact), but a settlement agreement was finally reached this week that will allow the aging, unquestionably unsafe Herbert C. Bonner Bridge over Oregon Inlet to...

The National Park Service will host a series of Outer Banks beach cleanups in June in honor of World Oceans Month.

National Park Service Hosting Outer Banks Beach Cleanups

The month of June marks the beginning of summer and also the beginning of World Oceans Month.  The oceans make up approximately 70 percent of the earth and are global natural treasures providing a...

National Park Service is offering full moon lighthouse climbs at Bodie Island and Cape Hatteras Lighthouses all summer.

Outer Banks Full Moon Lighthouse Climbs Scheduled

Grab your flashlight and experience a lighthouse at night by joining the National Park Service on a Full Moon Climb at the Cape Hatteras or Bodie Island Lighthouse this summer.  Hear stories of keepers...

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3rd Annual Rock The Cape Music Festival Returns To Avon

Dare County Arts Council has announced the full line-up for the 3rd annual Rock The Cape Music Festival and Arts Exposition, happening at Koru Village in Avon this Saturday.    The day begins with the Rock...

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Dr. Beach Names Hatteras No. 5 Best Beach in America

Professor Stephen Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach, has unveiled his annual list ranking the Top 10 Beaches in America, placing Cape Hatteras in the top five! Hawaii’s Waimanalo Bay Beach Park topped Dr....

National Park Service summer programs on the Outer Banks take kids to the top of Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.

National Park Service Announces Outer Banks Summer Programs

Summer is almost upon us and the National Park Service Outer Banks Group is ready with a summer schedule full of a variety of programs for park visitors, including history talks, nature walks, recreational...

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Hatteras Island Art Show Benefits Announced

The first Hatteras Island Art Show of 2015 is coming to the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Center on Memorial Day. All are welcome to this community event, free of charge, so you can save your money...

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Hatteras Wildlife Protection Environmental Assessment Released

Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) released today, for public review, the Seashore plan which reviews wildlife protection buffers for public access.   This environmental assessment (EA), prepared in compliance with the National Environmental Policy...

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Outer Banks National Parks Tourism Creates Economic Benefits

A new National Park Service (NPS) report for 2014 shows that over 2.8 million visitors to Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and Wright Brothers National Memorial spent more than $170...

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National Park Service Outer Banks Spring Programs Announced

The Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers National Memorial spring program schedule has been announced by the National Park Service Outer Banks Group. Spring programs run from Monday,...

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National Park Service Updates Cape Hatteras ORV Management Plan

National Park Service Outer Banks Group Superintendent David Hallac announced this week that, consistent with 2014 National Defense Authorization Act, a legislation-driven review and analysis of the Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) Management Plan for Cape...

The National Park Service Outer Banks Group has announced the seasonal temporary ORV beach closures starting on April 1, 2015 on Hatteras and Ocracoke Island.

Cape Point Temporarily Closes ORV Beach Access

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] National Park Service Outer Banks Group Deputy Superintendent Mark Dowdle announced today the temporary off-road vehicle (ORV) access closure of the Cape Point area in accordance with the requirements of the...

The National Park Service Outer Banks Group has announced the seasonal temporary ORV beach closures starting on April 1, 2015 on Hatteras and Ocracoke Island.

National Park Service Announces Seasonal Hatteras, Ocracoke ORV Closures

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] National Park Service Outer Banks Group Superintendent David Hallac announced this week the temporary closing of seasonal ORV (off road vehicle) routes in front of village beaches will take place on...

National Park Service announces pre-nesting beach closures on Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

National Park Service Announces Pre-Nesting Beach Closures

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] To protect breeding habitat for important shorebirds, Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) staff are implementing pre-nesting closures in several beach locations.  During the winter, staff conducted annual assessments of preferred breeding...