By Submitted Story on May 8, 2020
Currently closed state parks in North Carolina are set to reopen following a phased plan.
Please note that these dates and reopening timeline is subject to change at any time. Check our website and park pages or scroll below for more details regarding each park’s facilities.
For more information visit ncparks.gov
Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers National Memorial announce temporary closures of visitor centers. To minimize potential spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), consistent with federal, state, and local advisories, visitor centers at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers National Memorial are temporarily closed.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore
•Beachgoers should use caution in the ocean as no lifeguards are on duty at this time of year.
•The Oregon Inlet Campground, the Seashore’s only year-round campground, is closed.
•The grounds of Bodie Island, Cape Hatteras, and Ocracoke Lighthouses are open.
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site
•The grounds of Fort Raleigh National Historic Site are open.
Wright Brothers National Memorial
•The grounds of Wright Brothers National Memorial are open. All indoor areas at Wright Brothers are closed.
The National Park Service continues to monitor and respond to the COVID-19 outbreak. The safety and health of our employees, partners, and visitors remain our top priority. For NPS COVID-19 updates, visit www.nps.gov/coronavirus.