Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Dogs, cats, or other pets are allowed in the park if crated, caged, on a six-foot leash, or otherwise under physical restraint.
Pets are not permitted on designated swimming beaches or in buildings.
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For a discussion on state law regarding cats, see here.
Most locations require pets to be on a leash less than 6 feet long.
Typically pets are not permitted in public buildings.
Cats are welcome:
in developed areas
on many trails and campgrounds
in some lodging facilities
Cats must be restrained, either on a leash (not exceeding 6 feet in length) or caged/crated.
Pets are not permitted:
in public buildings
designated swimming beaches
Cats are allowed in national forests, but must be kept on leash (less than 6 feet in length) while in developed recreation areas and interpretive trails.
Cats are not permitted in swimming areas.