Cape Hatteras National Seashore beaches open to off-road vehicles 24 hours staring Tuesday

[Courtesy Kill Devil Hills]

On Tuesday, Sept. 15, off-road vehicles will be able to travel on ocean-side beaches at Cape Hatteras National Seashore 24 hours a day if no sea turtle nests are nearby.

Ramps that remain closed for night driving due to nearby sea turtles nests will continue to close at 9 p.m.

Night driving locations will be listed on the seashore’s beach access table HERE http://go.nps.gov/beachaccess, starting the afternoon of Sept. 15.

Off-road vehicle permits are only available online at www.recreation.gov (search for Cape Hatteras ORV).