Visit the nation's first national seashore. Beautiful beaches, meandering salt marshes, undisturbed natural areas and maritime forests make up the 25,000 acre national seashore. Home to the Cape Hatteras, Bodie Island and Ocracoke Lighthouses. Visitor Centers and book shop at Bodie Island, Cape Hatteras and Ocracoke. Leashed dogs allowed on beaches. View the shipwreck Laura A. Barnes at Coquina Beach south of Nags Head.