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
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.