Cape Hatteras National Seashore

1401 National Park Drive
Manteo, NC 27954


Nesting Shorebirds on the Seashore:
Each summer, coastal birds find Cape Hatteras National Seashore beaches the ideal place to find mates, nest, and raise their young.

Sea Turtles on the Seashore:
Sea turtles are summertime visitors to Cape Hatteras National Seashore beaches.

Camping Near the Ocean:
Four campgrounds are located across Cape Hatteras National Seashore, providing an immersive experience of the barrier islands.

Swimming in the Ocean:
The ocean is a wonderful place to swim - if you are careful. Know what to expect before you go in the water.

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