Cape Hatteras National Seashore is a portion of the Outer Banks that is preserved by the U.S. National Park Service. The more than 70 miles of protected seashore runs from Ocracoke Island to Bodie Island. There are three visitor centers that provide information, programming, and gift shops.
The visitor center closest to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse includes the Museum of the Sea. This museum displays exhibits related to maritime history, the Outer Banks, the lighthouse, as well as the keeper’s quarters. The museum also displays artifacts from the many shipwrecks that lie off the coast. Four campgrounds are located along the seashore for visitors who are interested in spending the night.
1401 National Park Drive Manteo, NC 27954, Phone: 252-475-9000
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