Access corridor established at the Point for oystercatcher nest

American oystercatcher scrape near Cape Point. [NPS Photo, 4/8/19]

Despite rumors to the contrary, access to Cape Point at Cape Hatteras National Seashore remains open to off-road vehicles and pedestrians.

The National Park Service says an access corridor has been established just west of the Point as a buffer for an American oystercatcher nest.

The corridor continues along towards South Beach reopening for additional access.

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