Eight North Carolina Coastal Reserve Sites Reopen to Visitors After Hurricane Florence

Eight of 10 N.C. Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve sites reopened to visitors on today after closures due to Hurricane Florence. These include:      •    Currituck Banks Reserve near Corolla      •    Kitty Hawk Woods Reserve in Kitty Hawk      •    Emily and Richardson Preyer Buckridge Reserve near Columbia      •    Buxton […]

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Cape Hatteras National Seashore Facilities on Ocracoke Open as of Friday Morning

The Cape Hatteras National Seashore announced on Wednesday that their visitor center, off-road vehicle permit office, and campground on Ocracoke Island will reopen on Friday morning, September 21. Hyde County is allowing visitors back on Ocracoke Island starting Friday as well, using the Swan Quarter to Ocracoke ferry route, or the Cedar Island to Ocracoke […]

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Ocracoke Island Tram Service Activated to Help with Walk-on Ferry Traffic

Ocracoke Island began welcoming back visitors Friday, September 21, 2018. Ocracoke Village was spared any noticeable damage; the island remains the same beautiful, friendly place that visitors know, love, and return to year after year. The Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s visitor center, off-road vehicle permit office, and campground on Ocracoke Island also reopened to visitors […]

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NCDOT Reopening Cedar Island to Ocracoke Ferry, and Other Coastal Ferry Routes

Ferry service for the public has resumed for several more coastal routes, and two state ferries arrived in Southport late Tuesday evening after traveling 14 hours down the Intracoastal Waterway carrying much-needed fuel, transportation workers and supplies to the Wilmington area. The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division has reopened coastal service along the following […]

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