Cape Hatteras National Seashore Adds Lifeguard Services at Frisco Day Use Area
It's not about Ocracoke, but we love lifeguards!

Editor's note: The Current commends the Park Service for adding more lifeguards at the Seashore. 

Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) will add lifeguard services at the Frisco Day Use Area this Memorial Day weekend. The popular beach, located south of the village of Frisco, North Carolina, will be staffed with lifeguards seven days a week, between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm, from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. 

“We are pleased to provide a fourth lifeguarded beach for park visitors. The Frisco Day Use Area is the most appropriate spot for a fourth stand because the area is very popular and has a large parking area, boardwalk, and restroom facilities.” stated David Hallac, Superintendent, National Parks of Eastern North Carolina.

Lifeguarded beaches are the safest places to swim along the Seashore. There are four beach locations that are staffed with lifeguards from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day (9am-5pm). The locations of the four lifeguarded beaches are: