March 28, 2013


ORV routes on village beaches close on April 1



The annual closing of seasonal off-road vehicle routes in front of village beaches will begin on Monday, April 1. 

In accordance with the ORV Management Plan for Cape Hatteras National Seashore, the following seasonal ORV routes close annually to vehicles from April 1 through October 31.  These areas remain open to pedestrian use.

Hatteras Island:

  • 0.1 mile south of Rodanthe Pier to Ramp 23 (Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo)
  • Ramp 34 to Ramp 38 (Avon)
  • East Frisco boundary to west Frisco boundary (Frisco village beach)
  • East Hatteras boundary to Ramp 55 (Hatteras village beach)

Ocracoke Island:
  • 0.5 mile northeast of Ramp 68 to Ramp 68 (Ocracoke Campground area)


For more information on beach access, see the Google Earth map posted on the Seashore’s website at:   http://www.nps.gov/caha/planyourvisit/googleearthmap.htm   or call 252-475-9000. 


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