• Ocean waters of Cape Hatteras National Seashore

    Cape Hatteras

    National Seashore North Carolina

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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 are one of the few species of

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.