We are excited to partner with your OBX national parks and the Dare County Arts Council to help YOU design the next Junior Ranger badge at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site! Every year, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site distributes over 1,100 Junior Ranger Badges to visitors from all over the world. The Junior Ranger program..
If you’ve ever walked along the beach of Cape Hatteras National Seashore, you may have been lucky enough to spot a sea turtle or a protected sea turtle nest. According to the park staff at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, loggerhead, green, leatherback, hawksbill (rare) and Kemp’s ridley sea turtles call the Outer Banks home, and from..
This month we are excited to once again celebrate a historic day alongside your OBX national parks and the First Flight Society! On December 17, 1903, two brothers from Ohio made history right here in the Outer Banks. By the time Orville and Wilbur Wright arrived in Kitty Hawk, to test their famous “Flyer”—the predecessor..
New National Report Highlights Your OBX National Parks as Important Cultural Landscapes Threatened by Climate Change
Your OBX national parks are garnering national attention this week. Cape Hatteras National Seashore is one of ten sites featured in a new national report by The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF), a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., that serves to educate the public on the history and significance of beloved cultural landscapes across the..
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..
Thank you to everyone who has reached out to us or checked in with your friends, family, and favorite places here in the Outer Banks as we begin to recover from Hurricane Dorian. It has been amazing to see the outpouring of support for our community! As of yesterday, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and..
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..
20 years ago, locals and visitors from around the country came to watch as the famed Cape Hatteras Lighthouse was hoisted up and moved 2,900 feet to it’s current location. We are proud to support Cape Hatteras National Seashore and the Outer Banks Lighthouse as they celebrate this incredible feat of engineering. 20th Anniversary of..
Each of us knows how our national parks impact us personally. They are places we visit to escape, to learn, and to create memories. Our OBX national parks also play a vital role in our local community by creating jobs and attracting visitors who support local businesses while they’re here. Below is a press release..