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 open on Friday, April 21.
All four campgrounds will remain open until the season ends on November 27,
campgrounds accommodate tents, trailers, and motor homes up to 35 feet. Each
campground also provides rest rooms, potable water, showers, grills, and picnic
tables. No hookups (utility connections) are available.
more than six people and two vehicles may occupy a single campsite. Camping
trailers, including pop-up campers, are considered vehicles. From Memorial Day
weekend through Labor Day weekend, all camping is limited to a total of 14 days
within a 30-day period. Quiet hours are between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00
a.m. Generators may not be operated during these hours.
camping is available at Oregon Inlet Campground. The group campsite accommodates
groups of 7-30 people, including infants and toddlers. Due to the popularity of
the group camping site, it is recommended that reservations be made at least two
weeks in advance.
in Cape Hatteras National Seashore is permitted only in designated campgrounds.
Camping on beaches is prohibited. Pets must be physically restrained at all
times on a leash not exceeding 6 feet in length. For more information, please go
can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777, or on the Internet at
and can be made up to six months in advance.