Saturday, September 25, 2021

National Public Lands Day on the Outer Banks

Wright Brothers National Memorial

The fourth Saturday of September is National Public Lands Day. This year National Public Lands day is September 25th, 2021.

First celebrated in 1994, National Public Lands Day continues to draw mass crowds interested in the National Public Lands of America. 

On the Outer Banks, events are scheduled at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, and The Wright Brothers National Memorial.

Listed are each of the Outer Banks National Public Lands with a contact phone number, a short description of each location, and leash laws for each site.

Fort Raleigh National Historic Site 
(252) 473-2111
Location of the first English Settlement, Museum, walkways, earthwork, and more. Pets are welcome on the grounds but not inside buildings. Leashes not to exceed six feet in length at this location. 

Cape Hatteras National Seashore
(252) 995-4735
"Your pets are welcome at Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Do keep them leashed and under control at all times. Pets are not allowed on swim beaches or in the buildings. And, for other visitor's sake, clean up after your pet." Leashes are not to exceed six feet at this location.

The Wright Brothers National Memorial
(252) 441-7430
Home of the first flight, the birth of Aviation. Leashed pets are welcome on the grounds, but not inside buildings. Leashes can not exceed six feet in length.

There is no admission fee at The Wright Brothers National Memorial on National Public Lands Day.

If you take your Pampered Pet on a National Public Lands adventure today, please remember to clean up after your pet. 

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