Posts Tagged: Hatteras Island

Four People Unaccounted For After Large Fire in Buxton

Four individuals remain unaccounted for after a large structure fire broke out early this morning (10/23/20) at 46110 Cape Hatteras Lane in the village of Buxton on Hatteras Island, according to a press release...

Cape Hatteras National Seashore Extends Lifeguard Season at 3 Beaches

As a result of increased late summer tourism to the Outer Banks, the National Park Service announced today that Cape Hatteras National Seashore will offer lifeguard services through the end of September at three...

Cape Hatteras National Seashore Sees Highest June Visitation in 18 Years

The National Park Service reports that the Cape Hatteras National Seashore experienced the second highest level of June recreational visitation since the establishment of the Seashore in 1953. Last month’s total visitation of an...

16-Year-Old Bitten By Shark Near Salvo

A 16-year-old male from Oak Ridge, North Carolina reportedly received a non-life-threatening injury from a shark off Cape Hatteras National Seashore on Hatteras Island yesterday (6/18/20) afternoon. According to a press release from the...

National Park Service Requests Proposals to Lease Avon Fishing Pier

The National Park Service has issued a request for proposals to lease the Avon Fishing Pier in the village of Avon on Hatteras Island. Cape Hatteras National Seashore announced today (6/8/20) the opportunity for...

Nesting Loggerhead Sea Turtle Killed, Likely by Vehicle, in Frisco

Nesting Loggerhead Sea Turtle Killed, Likely by Vehicle, in Frisco

The National Park Service reports that at 5:30 a.m. this morning (5/25/20), staff at Cape Hatteras National Seashore found a dead loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) on the beach approximately 0.10 miles south of...

Celebrate July 4th, 2019 on the Outer Banks

This Independence Day there will be plenty of Outer Banks July 4th fireworks displays happening throughout the area to keep the sky alive with explosions of color in celebration of America’s birthday. In addition...

Tourism to Outer Banks NPS Sites Creates $255.4 Million in Economic Benefits

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 3,212,924 visitors to Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers National Memorial in 2018 spent $203.1 million in communities near...

NPS Celebrating 20th Anniversary of Hatteras Lighthouse Move

National Parks of Eastern North Carolina Superintendent David Hallac invites the public to a special event to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse move on July 1, 2019. The free event...

Avon Art Shows Return to Hatteras Island this Summer

Avon Art Shows Return to Hatteras Island this Summer

The Avon Art Shows will return to Hatteras Island this summer, with events scheduled in June and July 2019. The popular Avon Art Shows showcase original creative works of leading regional and Outer Banks...

The Roots Headline Triple-S Invitational Entertainment Lineup

Known worldwide as pioneering hip hop artists and of course the house band for NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, the legendary Roots crew from Pittsburgh, PA will headline the live entertainment lineup...

NPS Hosting Beach Cleanups For World Oceans Month

June not only marks the beginning of summer, it also marks World Oceans Month. Our oceans, which make up approximately 70 percent of the earth, are natural treasures, a source of food and energy,...

Hatteras Island To Host 5th Annual Rock The Cape Festival

Dare County Arts Council is partnering with local galleries and businesses to celebrate the artistic community on Hatteras Island at the 5th annual Rock The Cape Festival, happening June 17-24. The weeklong celebration features family-friendly, community-oriented...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...