Home NPS Beach Access Rpts Areas Closed to Pedestrians - 3/23/2012
Areas Closed to Pedestrians - 3/23/2012
Sunday, 25 March 2012 20:08

Closures to pedestrian access in
previous pedestrian only areas have started:

3/19/2012 - NPS Update
Beach Access Update:

 The pedestrian shoreline access (approx. 0.9 of a mile) adjacent to the Cape Point prenesting closure that begins 0.3 of a mile west of "the Hook" closed to pedestrians today due to multiple American oystercatcher and piping plover scrapes found inside the prenesting area.   The ORV route on the east side of Cape Point  to 0.3 of a mile west of the Hook remains open to ORVs and pedestrians.

 The Google Earth map has been updated to reflect the change in status:

 http://www.nps.gov/caha/planyourvisit/googleearthmap.htm

Cyndy M. Holda  
Public Affairs Specialist
Cape Hatteras NS/Fort Raleigh NHS/Wright Brothers NM
252-473-2111 ext. 148
252-216-6455 cell
252-473-2595 fax
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

3/22/2012 - NPS Update
Beach Access Update:

 The pedestrian shoreline access from 0.1 to 1.5 miles south of the Ramp 27 prenesting closure is closed to pedestrians due to American oystercatcher pairs exhibiting breeding behavior inside the prenesting area.   Ramp 27 remains open and the ORV route north of Ramp 27 remains open to ORVs and pedestrians. In the same general area, Ramp 30 remains open for ORV and pedestrian access.

 The Google Earth map has been updated to reflect the change in status:

 http://www.nps.gov/caha/planyourvisit/off-road-vehicle-use.htm

Cyndy M. Holda
Public Affairs Specialist
Cape Hatteras NS/Fort Raleigh NHS/Wright Brothers NM
252-473-2111 ext. 148
252-216-6455 cell
252-473-2595 fax
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

3/23/2012-NPS  
Beach Access Update:

The pedestrian shoreline access area adjacent to (seaward of) the prenesting area west of Ramp 45 is closed to pedestrians due to American oystercatcher breeding activity inside the prenesting area.  Ramp 45 remains open to pedestrian use with 0.3 of a mile of shoreline open.  Ramp44 remains open to ORV access to Cape Point.

The Google Earth map has been updated to reflect the change in status:

http://www.nps.gov/caha/planyourvisit/googleearthmap.htm

You may need to select "Refresh" to see the most current map, dated March 23.

Cyndy M. Holda
Public Affairs Specialist
Cape Hatteras NS/Fort Raleigh NHS/Wright Brothers NM
252-473-2111 ext. 148
252-216-6455 cell
252-473-2595 fax
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

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