Change in Harkers Island Visitor Center Hours
The Harkers Island Visitor Center is open Sunday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Morehead City Harbor Dredged Material Management Plan
Cape Lookout National Seashore is a cooperating agency in the Morehead City Harbor Integrated Dredged Material Management Plan being developed by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. The full plan draft can be downloaded from the following link. More »
Be A Junior Ranger
You can be a Junior Ranger at Cape Lookout National Seashore!
Ask for a free Junior Ranger booklet at the Harkers Island Visitor Center or the Light Station Visitor Center.
If you are 5 to 7 years old, complete at least four (4) activities. If you are 8 or older, complete at least eight (8) activities.
Then bring your booklet back to a Visitor Center. You will receive an official Cape Lookout Junior Ranger badge and certificate!
Already a Junior Ranger at Cape Lookout?
Junior Ranger Patch
NEW! During the summer, you can also earn a Junior Ranger patch! To earn your patch:
Turn in your completed booklet and program check sheet at the Harkers Island Visitor Center or the Light Station Visitor Center to receive your patch.
Now you can visit Cape Lookout National Seashore from wherever you are! Prepare for your trip and discover the history and nature these islands have to offer.
How to become a Cape Lookout Web Ranger:
Did You Know?
Dogs are welcome in the national seashore as long as they are kept on a six-foot leash at all times. Cape Lookout National Seashore More...