I was checking to see when the Outer Banks campgrounds closed for the year so I could schedule my Fall
trip. When I checked earlier this summer, Cape Point was scheduled to close right after Labor Day. Now it says open until Nov 30.
When I was there 2 years ago, the ranger said he was trying to convince the National Park Service to keep Cape Point open into November. Seems he was successful.
If any of you decide to go to Cape Point, unless they have changed it, this is a self register campground. Just drive in, find a campsite, and go back and register and pay. The first campsites are for tent campers as they don't have a paved area for RV parking. Some people with RVs camp there, but if you go several rows in, you will find campsites better suited for rvs.
Cold showers, bathrooms, and potable water are the only amenities. It is my favorite campground on the Outer Banks for a couple of reasons. 1) it is in a park like area. The lighthouse is in this area, as well as the old light
house area where there is lifeguard swimming (in the summer). There is a fish cleaning station and access to the beach for 4 wheel drive vehicles, ocean fishing, and a nature trail. 2) nearby grocery shopping, tackle shops, restaurants, gas stations, etc.