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 »
Brochures for Kids
Discover more about the park with these history brochures made just for kids! Each one tells the story of one part of the park written at the fourth grade reading level. (These brochures are great for school reports.)
You can also have a paper copy mailed to you. There are three ways to request these brochures.
For Teachers: These brochures are based on the Common Core State and NC Essential Standards.
Cape Lookout National Seashore (pdf, 697 KB)
Cape Lookout Lighthouse (pdf, 224 KB)
Portsmouth Village (pdf, 364 KB)
War on the Outer Banks (pdf, 697 KB)
Did You Know?
The Scotch Bonnet is North Carolina's state shell. It is one of many that can be found along the beaches of Cape Lookout National Seashore.