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Ocracoke Campground — Cape Hatteras National Seashore

About

National Park Service

Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Overview

Located in the famous Outer Banks area of the stunning North Carolina coast, this campground is perfect for a beach getaway trip.

Recreation

The seashore provides a place for active recreation or for quiet reflection. Campers can visit a lighthouse, look for seashells, go fishing and clamming or just sit back and enjoy the peace and beauty of the white sandy beaches. More active recreational activities include swimming, kayaking and windsurfing. Bird and wildlife viewing is also a popular pastime for campers. The seashore provides a home and habitat for creatures large and small, on land and in the water.

Facilities

The seashore provides a place for active recreation or for quiet reflection. Campers can visit a lighthouse, look for seashells, go fishing and clamming or just sit back and enjoy the peace and beauty of the white sandy beaches. More active recreational activities include swimming, kayaking and windsurfing. Bird and wildlife viewing is also a popular pastime for campers. The seashore provides a home and habitat for creatures large and small, on land and in the water.

Natural Features

Ocracoke Campground sits on a barrier island along the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. The shore a recreational oasis for beach lovers. This ribbon of sand provides some of the most dazzling scenery that the Atlantic coast has to offer.

contact_info

For facility specific information, please call (252) 475-9018.

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Ocracoke Village offers restaurants, gift shops, grocery stores, a gas station and tackle shop.

Fee Info

Reservations only via recreation.gov Change Fee: A service fee may be charged at the time a modification is made depending on the changes. Cancellation Fee: A service fee will be withheld from any refunds for a cancelled reservation.

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Location

Ocracoke Campground — Cape Hatteras National Seashore is located in North Carolina

Detail location of campground

Directions

The campground is located off North Carolina Route 12, three miles east of Ocracoke Village and ten miles west of Hatteras inlet ferry terminal.

Address

4352 Irvin Garrish Hwy
Ocracoke, NC 27960

Coordinates

35.1227778 N
75.9261111 W

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Available
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Available

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Phone Service
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Big Rig Friendly

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the max vehicle length at Ocracoke Campground — Cape Hatteras National Seashore?

Ocracoke Campground — Cape Hatteras National Seashore allows vehicles up to 40 feet.

Does Ocracoke Campground — Cape Hatteras National Seashore have wifi?

No, according to campers on TheDyrt.com, Ocracoke Campground — Cape Hatteras National Seashore does not have wifi.

Is there cell phone reception at Ocracoke Campground — Cape Hatteras National Seashore?

According to campers on TheDyrt.com, Verizon signal is available, AT&T is unknown, and T-Mobile is available.

How hard is it to get a campsite at Ocracoke Campground — Cape Hatteras National Seashore?

Some campers book as far as 6 months in advance, so on high-demand weekends it can be very difficult to get a campsite at Ocracoke Campground — Cape Hatteras National Seashore. If you want to get a last-minute campsite at Ocracoke Campground — Cape Hatteras National Seashore, try setting up a text message Alert at TheDyrt.com/alerts

Why is it so hard to get a campsite at Ocracoke Campground — Cape Hatteras National Seashore?

There are 144 campsites at Ocracoke Campground — Cape Hatteras National Seashore and over 80 million Americans who camp! Try snagging a cancellation by setting up a text message Alert at TheDyrt.com/alerts