begin opening on April 18
National Park Service campgrounds at Oregon Inlet, Frisco, and Ocracoke
will open to the public on Friday, April 18. Oregon Inlet and
Frisco campgrounds will close at noon on Oct. 13. Ocracoke
Campground, on a reservation system, will close at noon on Oct.
Cape Point Campground in Buxton, on Hatteras Island,
will open Friday, May 23, for Memorial Day weekend and closes at noon
on Sept. 1.
All four campgrounds accommodate tents, trailers,
and motor homes up to 35 feet. Each campground provides rest
rooms, potable water, unheated showers, grills, and picnic
tables. No hookups (utility connections) are available.
is the only campground at which visitors can make advance reservations
for non-group campsites. Reservations can be made by calling
1-877-444-6777 or on the Internet at www.recreation.gov
and can be made up to six months in
Single campsites at Oregon Inlet, Frisco and Cape Point campgrounds are
assigned on a first come first served basis.
fees at Oregon Inlet, Frisco and Cape Point are $20 per
The camping fee at Ocracoke Campground is $23 per night.
of the Interagency Senior or Access passes and the Golden Age or Golden
Access passes receive a 50 percent discount on their campsite.
more than six persons and two vehicles may occupy a single
campsite. Camping trailers, including pop-up campers, are
considered vehicles. From Memorial Day weekend through Labor
weekend, all camping is limited to a total of 14 days within a 30-day
period. Quiet hours are between the hours of 9 p.m. and 7
a.m. Generators may not be operated during these hours.
camping is only available at Oregon Inlet Campground. Fees
group camping are $4 per person per night for groups of seven to 30
people, including infants and toddlers. The group camping reservation
number is 252-441-0882 and reservations can be made beginning March 3,
and are useable for the entire 2014 season. Because of the
popularity of the group camping site, it is recommended that
reservations be made at least two weeks in advance.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore is permitted only in designated
campgrounds. Camping on beaches is prohibited. Pets
physically restrained at all times on a leash not exceeding 6 feet in
length. For more information, please go to www.nps.gov/caha.