November 16, 2018

National Seashore Updates for the Week of November 16

The Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) announced several recent updates related to recreational activities on Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands. News items related to the National Seashore for the week of November 16 include the following:

  • The bad weather that impacted the Outer Banks this week did not cause any damage to National Park Service facilities.
  • On December 5, Cape Hatteras National Seashore will hold a public meeting to discuss its plans for a new beach parking area in Buxton. The public is encouraged to attend, and the meeting will take place at the Fessenden Center Annex Building (47017 Buxton Back Rd) from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m.
  • A Winter Lighthouse Climb will be held on December 8 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. During the climb, visitors can enjoy a winter view of Hatteras Island from the top of Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. This event is presented in partnership with the Outer Banks Lighthouse Society, and is FREE to the public.
  • The 2019 lighthouse climbing season starts the third Friday in April.
  • This year’s camping season ends the Monday after Thanksgiving. Currently, all four Seashore campgrounds are open.

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