The Ocracoke Island Discovery Center opens

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here Ocracoke Observer staff report The National Park Service Visitor Center, managed by the...

OBX Forever Foundation offers ‘adopt a turtle nest’

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Kill Devil Hills -- Outer Banks Forever, the local nonprofit partner of the OBX national parks, has opened its annual Adopt a Sea Turtle Nest program for the...

New NPS plan will speed beach repair

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Connie Leinbach A Sediment Management Framework signed in May by the Cape Hatteras National...

Cape Hatteras National Seashore seeks preservation ideas for Ocracoke Light Station

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From our news services Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) will seek site preservation ideas for the Ocracoke Light Station, aka the Ocracoke Lighthouse, at two...

Masks now required in national parks

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From our news services The National Park Service is immediately requiring all employees, visitors, partners and contractors to wear face coverings on its properties. The action...

Navy to explode a live WWII bomb on Buxton beach at...

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From our news services Ocracoke Island residents and visitors might hear a loud explosion on Hatteras Island Friday at 9 a.m. as the U.S. Navy...

NPS seeks vandals of lighthouse, lightkeeper’s house

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From our news sources The Cape Hatteras National Seashore is investigating two recent acts of vandalism at the Ocracoke Light Station and is seeking help...

NPS campground on Ocracoke to stay open all winter

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here The NPS Campground on Ocracoke will stay open all year, the Cape Hatteras National...

On Friday watch a virtual sea turtle nest excavation

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here Every summer, sea turtles visit the beaches of Cape Hatteras to lay their nests....
Ocracoke lifeguard beach

Cape Hatteras National Seashore extends 2020 lifeguard season at three popular...

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here As a result of increased late summer tourism to the Outer Banks, Cape Hatteras...