Bodie Island Light Station Photo Gallery
The Bodie Island Light Station, sitting between pine trees and a freshwater marsh, offers a distinct natural setting from other lighthouses in the seashore. The tower and surrounding area provide a wealth of subject matter for photographers. The lighthouse is an important part of local history and a favorite spot for visitors.
Did You Know?
Lightning whelks eat about one large clam per month. The whelk pries the clam open with its muscular foot, wedges the clam open with its shell, then eats the soft inside of the clam. Lightning whelk shells, which whorl to the left, wash up on the beach at Cape Hatteras National Seashore.