New parking area available along N.C. Highway 12 in Buxton – OBX Today

New parking area available along N.C. Highway 12 in Buxton - OBX Today
Photo of the entrance to the new sound side parking area, located just north of the village of Buxton and just south of sound side off-road vehicle ramp #60. (NPS)

Cape Hatteras National Seashore has opened a new 16-car clay and shell parking area just north of the village of Buxton. The parking area provides a safer experience for Seashore visitors along a stretch of N.C. Highway 12 that is popular for both sound side and ocean side recreational activities.

Photo of the new sound side parking area, located just north of the village of Buxton and just south of sound side off-road vehicle ramp #60. (NPS)