National Seashore Updates for the Week of October 4
Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) announced several recent updates
related to beach driving and recreational activities on Hatteras and
Ocracoke Islands. Changes related to the National Seashore for the week
of October 4 include the following:
Columbus Day (October 8) is the last day of the 2018 season to climb the Bodie Island and Cape Hatteras Lighthouses.
Cape Point Campground loops C, D, E, F, G, and
H reopened on October 1. This year’s camping season ends the Monday
On the morning of October 20, the public is
invited to take a short drive north of the National Seashore to attend
the grand reopening ceremony for the Wright Brothers National Memorial
visitor center in Kill Devil Hills. The ceremony and ribbon-cutting
event will begin at 9:30 a.m.
All Cape Hatteras National Seashore facilities
are open on Ocracoke Island, and the Hatteras/Ocracoke ferry is running
again using the fall ferry schedule. Visit the NCDOT Ferry Division
website for the full schedule.