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 MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2018 Hyde County Press Release #13 The Hyde County Board of Commissioners met at 5:00 pm, Monday, September 17, 2018. At this meeting, the decision was made to lift the restriction on non-resident property owners starting Tuesday, September 18, 2018. Visitors will be allowed back on the island starting Friday, September 21, 2018. The Swan Quarter Ferry Terminal is still the only access point onto the island. There is still no time table on when the Hatteras and Cedar Island Terminals will be operational. Please review entire Press Release. Guests Should Make Ferry Reservations for Travel on the Swan Quarter Ferry 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.