The Outer Banks has much to offer our 40,800 residents and the 7 million visitors who visit the area each year. The Outer Banks is home to four distinct lighthouses, the site of the Wright Brothers' first flight, America's oldest outdoor drama "The Lost Colony", the largest sand dunes on the East Coast - Jockey's Ridge State Park, the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, the new Roanoke Island Festival Park, one of three North Carolina State Aquariums and a host of family activities including water sports, hang gliding, bird watching, museums and art galleries.
Police - Fire - Ambulance: 911
Kill Devil Hills Police: 252.449.5337
Health Care Services
Outer Banks Hospital: 252.449.4500
Outer Banks Urgent Care: 252.261.8040
General Local Information
Beach Cab: 252.441.2500
Island Taxi: 252.441.5488
Atlantic Cab Company: 252.449.8787
Off the road. On the beach.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore contains a wealth of natural and cultural resources. The use of off-road vehicles (ORVs) is a long-standing way for visitors to enjoy the Seashore's ocean beaches and soundside waters. To provide for both visitor enjoyment and the protection of park resources, please observe the following regulations and recommendations when using ORVs at the Seashore.