Climb the lighthouse, hike through a maritime forest, host a picnic, go fishing and much more! Lit in 1859, “Ol’ Barney” stands as the 172-ft. … The park also features a short trail through a maritime forest, a rock jetty, picnicking and fishing areas, and an interpretive center. Check outRead More →

Cape Hatteras National Seashore is open year-round, although facilities and programs do change throughout the year. How did North Carolina fix the problem with the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse? The key to preserving the 1870 tower is its “floating foundation”. … The Coast Guard installed the first sheetpile “groins” (walls builtRead More →