Expanded ranger-led educational programs begin Memorial Day Weekend at Cape Hatteras National Seashore

An expanded schedule of ranger-led educational programs begins Memorial Day Weekend at the Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Fort Raleigh National Historic Site. The additional programs run from Memorial Day through much of the summer, and there is no cost to attend any of the ranger-led programs. The schedule of weekly programs is listed below […]

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Project to replace sandbags on Ocracoke Island is complete; Both lanes of N.C. Highway 12 open

An extensive project to repair pavement and replace sandbags along N.C. Highway 12 on the north end of Ocracoke Island is complete, per an update from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). The single-lane closure that has been in effect since April has also ended, and both lanes of the highway are open. Earlier […]

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Tri Villages Market returns for 2024 on Memorial Day Weekend

Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands’ newest weekly summertime market, the Tri-Villages Market, is returning in 2024 after a successful first season that exceeded all expectations. Though the northern Hatteras Island communities of Rodanthe, Waves, and Salvo had a seasonal market years ago, the Tri-Villages Market was a recent first for the area, attracting dozens of local […]

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Visitors advised to avoid small section of beach near Ocean Drive in Rodanthe

The Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) issued a public advisory on Thursday, May 16, urging visitors to avoid a small section of Rodanthe Beach due to exposed wires, septic systems, and other debris. “Cape Hatteras National Seashore rangers, while performing periodic monitoring of the shoreline in Rodanthe on Wednesday afternoon, noted the eroded beachfront and […]

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