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Cape Hatteras National Seashore sees 37 percent increase in October visitation

 

Cape Hatteras National Seashore announced that it hosted an estimated 259,618 visits in October, up 37.58% from October 2019.

This was the second-busiest October on record, trailing only the 288,705 visits recorded in October 2003, according to CHNS. Only three times in its history has CHNS hosted more than 200,000 visits in October.

Top 5 Highest October Visits by Year

2003: 288,705

2020: 259,618

2018: 201,269

2000: 199,548

2017: 199,300

CHNS notes that visitation estimates are collected by counting southbound vehicles just north of

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