Adopt A Pony

Support Ocracoke’s most beloved residents by symbolically adopting an Ocracoke pony today! Get your official adoption certificate and photo of your chosen pony.

Adopt A Sea Turtle Nest

Get an official adoption certificate and updates on your very own sea turtle nest! You will help fund projects and programs that protect and enhance Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

Protect Your Parks

Your OBX national parks protect the nature, history, and spirit of freedom you think of when you make your way here each year. Find out how you can protect them today.

Ask A BioTech: Katie Ayers

Our new summer blog post series introduces you to our national parks’ Biological Science Technicians, or “BioTechs”! We are pleased to introduce you to Katie Ayers, a Seasonal Biological Science Technician at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, who answers your questions about endangered, threatened, and invasive animal and plant species at the Seashore, and how you..

Your Guide to Getting Married or Renewing Your Vows at Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Cape Hatteras National Seashore is one of the most popular sites in the Outer Banks for weddings and vow renewal ceremonies, as its scenic beaches and iconic lighthouses provide beautiful settings for these special moments. We recently asked Carmen Pantaleo, Special Park Uses Coordinator for our Outer Banks national parks, about what couples should know..

Outer Banks Forever Frequently Asked Questions

It’s National Park Week 2022, and we’re celebrating collaboration! As the official nonprofit fundraising partner of our Outer Banks national parks, we are proud to work together with you and with our park staff to protect and enhance our parks, now and forever. Check out our Frequently Asked Questions below to get to know us! ..