It’s back to school season, which means it’s time for a pop quiz: Can you name all 3 of your OBX National Parks? (Don’t worry if you’re drawing a blank—most people can’t name them all! Your secret’s safe with us.) We are lucky to have three National Parks—Wright Brothers National Memorial, Fort Raleigh National Historic..
Over the next few weeks we are excited to share a deeper dive into our recently announced projects! These projects are only possible with your support. Check out the full list of projects and how you can make them happen here. Today’s post was written by Maeve Coughlin, Community Volunteer Ambassador for your OBX national..
Kill Devils Hills, NC – Outer Banks Forever, the local nonprofit partner of the three national parks of the Outer Banks – Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers National Memorial – is pleased to announce its new slate of projects and programs to protect and enhance these special..
The following news release was shared by the National Park Service. Click here to view all news releases from Cape Hatteras National Seashore. News Release Date: July 15, 2020 Contact: Mike Barber, 252-475-9032 Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) experienced the 2nd-highest level of June recreational visitation* since the establishment of the Seashore in 1953. Last month’s total..
July is Sporting in Parks Month at your OBX National Parks! To celebrate, we’d like to introduce you to Trip Forman, Outer Banks Forever Advisory Board member and owner of REAL Watersports, as he shares his passion for getting more people involved in water sports in our parks. Trip Forman has gills. At least..
June is World Oceans Month – Read on to learn about one of the greatest threats to our beaches, oceans and marine life and how you can help protect them. Imagine this: You’re walking along the beach of Cape Hatteras National Seashore when something catches your eye up ahead. It’s small, bright blue and partially..
Your OBX national parks are joining parks around the country for a Virtual Campout this Memorial Day weekend! From Saturday to Monday, you can participate in activities at home and hear from special guests from over 20 national parks. You’ll be able to explore the natural and cultural history these amazing places preserve. Your OBX..
If you’ve had the opportunity to travel to Ocracoke, then you may have stopped to visit some of the island’s most popular residents: the Banker ponies that are protected and cared for by your OBX national park staff. But how did these ponies come to be on the island? According to Cape Hatteras National Seashore,..
As the Outer Banks community prepares to re-open to visitors on Saturday, May 16th (entry FAQs here), we want to share a few important safety tips and reminders with you. This includes not only how to be safe when spending time near the ocean, but also guidelines for ensuring your summer trip is still safe..
There’s never been a time when your OBX community and national parks need your support more than now. The good news is, you can choose how you give back and we hope you’ll join us today as we rally to support your parks, and our OBX community. Today is Giving Tuesday Now, a global movement..