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Joaquin forces Seashore closures

This closure at Ramp 72 last Saturday will be repeated on Friday when the NPS closes beach access ramps in anticipation of Hurricane Joaquin.

This closure at Ramp 70 last Saturday will be repeated tomorrow when the NPS closes beach access ramps by 5 p.m. in anticipation of Hurricane Joaquin.

Oct. 1, 2015

Manteo–In anticipation of the impending hurricane, The Outer Banks Group National Parks, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, began closing facilities today:

All NPS campgrounds, Ocracoke, Frisco, Cape Point and Oregon Inlet began closing at noon today and remain closed until further notice.  The Ocracoke Recreation.gov campground reservation system has been temporarily suspended.

Silver Lake Marina NPS rented docks began closing at noon

Ocracoke, Hatteras Island and Bodie Island NPS Visitor Centers began closing at noon today and will remain closed until further notice.

All park specially scheduled programs have been cancelled until further notice.

All NPS beaches will be closed to off-road vehicles by 5 p.m. on Friday and remain closed until further notice.

The Buxton, Ocracoke, and Bodie Island Off-Road Vehicle Permit offices closed at noon today.

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