We’re very proud of Ocracoke’s section of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. It’s one of the most pristine sections of coast on the entire Outer Banks. To help you plan a special trip, we’ve highlighted Ocracoke Island’s Cape Hatteras National Seashore Programs.
Beachcombing is a way of life on Ocracoke, and shelling, beach driving, and shore fishing are a fun part of every Ocracoke vacation. You can easily access the beach just outside of Ocracoke Village.
Get Creative! Bring your creative spirit to a pastel painting class on Ocracoke Island. Create your own unique work of art and bring a piece of Ocracoke home with you.
UPDATE WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 Effective Friday, September 21, 2018 Visitors will be allowed back on Ocracoke Island. Please see updates regarding available ferry routes and schedules. Guests Should Make Ferry Reservations for Travel on a mainland ferry (Cedar Island and Swan Quarter) starting with Ferry Travel on Friday.
Independence Day 2018 on Ocracoke Island spanned three fun-filled days featuring activities for all ages. We invite you to join us for this popular week in 2019!
Enjoy Folk Music on Ocracoke Island. In 2018, the Ocrafolk Festival celebrated 19 years of Music, Storytelling, Fine Art, Crafts and Dance. Read our recap of this special Ocracoke Island Festival.