Seashore Updates from Cape Hatteras National Seashore

By on October 9, 2020

Cape Hatteras National Seashore

The speckled crab is a swimming crab that can be found on Seashore beaches. You may find it feeding on small fish, mollusks, worms, and other crabs. (Photo credit NPS)

This week’s news items from Seahore Updates

  • Two acts of vandalism at the Ocracoke Light Station were recently discovered by Seashore Rangers. The Seashore is seeking tips from the public to help catch those responsible for the vandalism. Read the News Release for more details.
  • The remainder of seasonal off-road vehicle routes reopen next Thursday, October 15. The routes can be accessed via ramps 23, 34, 38, 49, 55, and 68. Go to for updated beach access information.
  • The public comment period is open for the Seashore’s Sediment Management Framework draft Environmental Impact Statement. Deadline to submit comments is November 2, 2020.
  • The Seashore recently announced four storm-recovery projects. They are scheduled to begin over the next month.

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