Dare County has declared a State of Emergency due to the unprecedented public health threat posed by COVID-19 and determined that restrictions and prohibitions are necessary to protect public health and safety and are also in keeping with the President's Coronavirus Guidelines for America. Visitors and non-resident property owners are prohibited from entering Dare County. View details at darenc.com/entry. Click here for the latest information on COVID-19.
The Hatteras Island Division of Parks & Recreation is located at the the Fessenden Center in Buxton. The Fessenden Center is a multi-generational facility serving all of Hatteras Island with programs and activities for toddlers, youth, adults, older adults, and families. Youth Parks and Recreation programs include a variety of classes and lessons as well as, team and individual sports, summer camps, and special events.