• Spring-time view of the seashore, with shorebirds returning to the surf.

    Cape Hatteras

    National Seashore North Carolina

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?

Sea Whip, though it looks like a plant, is actually whole colony of animals.

A piece of sea whip that washes up on the beach at Cape Hatteras National Seashore is not a plant, but the skeleton of a whole colony of animals. A tiny animal lived in each hole on the yellow, orange or purple stems. It had a mouth, a stomach and eight tentacles to catch food.