Cape Hatteras National Seashore North Carolina

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nc towns
and beaches

alphabetical listing


ATLANTIC BEACH

 

AVON BEACH

 

BALDHEAD ISLAND

 

BEAUFORT

 

BUXTON

 

CALABASH

 

CAROLINA BEACH

 

CAROVA

 

CASWELL BEACH

 

CEDAR ISLAND

 

COROLLA BEACH

 

DUCK

 

EMERALD ISLE

 

FORT FISHER

 

FRISCO

 

HAMMOCKS BEACH

 

HATTERAS

 

HOLDEN BEACH

 

INDIAN BEACH

 

KILL DEVIL HILLS

 

KITTY HAWK

 

KURE BEACH

 

NAGS HEAD

 

NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH

 

OAK ISLAND

 

OCEAN ISLE BEACH

 

OCRACOKE

 

PEA ISLAND

 

PINE KNOLL SHORES

 

ROANOKE ISLAND

 

RODANTHE

 

SALVO

 

SANDERLING

 

SHALLOTTE

 

SOUTHERN SHORES

 

SOUTHPORT

 

SUNSET BEACH

 

SURF CITY

 

TOPSAIL BEACH

 

TOPSAIL ISLAND

 

WAVES

 

WILMINGTON

 

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH

 

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welcome to the cape hatteras national seashore

Cape Hatteras National Seashore extends from Bodie Island, south of Nags Head to the southern most part of Hatteras Island. stretching over 70 miles. The park was the the country’s first national seashore. Authorized in 1937 and established in 1953, it has a total area of 47 square miles, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and Pamlico Sound to the west.

 

Together with Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge on the northern portion of Hatteras Island, the national seashore constitutes a continuous stretch of beaches, salt marshes, sand dunes, and woodlands. Hundreds of species of aquatic birds nest or stop here on their annual migrations.

 

Not included within the park boundaries, but the individual incorporated towns of, Hatteras, Buxton, Avon, Salvo, Waves, and Rodanthe lie within the Cape Hatteras National Seashore boundaries.

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 Carolina Coastal Living 2014