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..
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..
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site App Developed by the National Park Service, Fort Raleigh’s interactive app allows you to visit the park from anywhere in the world! The app features videos and posts on the Carolina Algonquian Indians, the Lost Colony, the Battle of Roanoke Island, the Freedman’s Colony and Reginald Fessenden, the father of..
On January 20, your OBX national parks will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., by celebrating the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service! According to the Corporation for National and Community Service, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was first observed on January 20, 1986, the same day as..
When Jeff and Jennifer Schwartzenberg took their family to Wright Brothers National Memorial for the Kite Festival in 2014, they knew they were in for a day of fun. What they didn’t know is that their daughter Kaitlyn (right) – then only 3 years old – would create a memory for them that day..
This November you can help your OBX national parks celebrate one of the most iconic traditions of the Outer Banks – surf fishing. On Saturday, November 2nd join our community for the first ever Surf Fishing Heritage Event! This free community event will celebrate the past, present, and future of surf fishing at Cape Hatteras..
Your OBX national parks aim to inspire and educate our next generation – whether they are in the parks or in the classroom. Now that school is back in session, there are a variety of resources available to teachers and parents who want to carry summer vacation experiences into learning opportunities in the classroom or..
432 years ago on August 18th, 1587, Eleanor Dare gave birth to the first English child to be born in the New World. She named her Virginia Dare, and each year our friends at The Lost Colony celebrate her birthday with a very special addition to their nightly performance. This weekend on Saturday, August 17th,..
Update: Your park has announced that NASA astronaut Eric Boe will be the special guest speaker at the event on July 20th! Click here to read the park’s official press release. We are excited to help the park and several local partners celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing! The Outer Banks has..
50 years ago at the site of man’s first powered flight, hundreds gathered to watch man’s first steps on the moon. Join us as we go back in time and explore how the Wright Brothers’ innovation led to this monumental event, and how far we’ve come since then. Join us on Saturday, July 20th from..