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December 17, 2015
Cape Lookout National Seashore Off-Road Vehicle Proposed Rule
The National Park Service (NPS), Cape Lookout National Seashore (Seashore) will be releasing a proposed rule for Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) management for a sixty day public comment period beginning on Friday, December 18, 2015.

December 08, 2015
Great Island and Long Point Cabin Camps Reservations Information
Cape Lookout National Seashore is scheduled to open Great Island and Long Point Cabin Camps on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, and operate them through the night of Saturday, November 26, 2016. Visitors can start making reservations on January 6, 2016 at 10 a.m. (EST).

December 03, 2015
2015 Winter Seashore Activities and Operating Hours
A beach is a marvelous place to get away from it all and explore on those beautiful, crisp days during the winter.

December 02, 2015
Crystal Coast Countdown – First Cape Lookout Lighthouse Climb of 2016
In collaboration with events of the Crystal Coast Countdown, Superintendent Pat Kenney is pleased to welcome the public to the first climb of the year on Friday, January 1, 2016.

October 13, 2015
October 2015 Horse Sense and Survival Trip
Cape Lookout National Seashore is pleased to announce the next Horse Sense and Survival trip of 2015 will leave from the Harker’s Island Visitor Center on Sunday, October 25 at 9:15 a.m.

October 08, 2015
Hurricane Joaquin Advisory #7
The coastal flood warnings are suspended for Cape Lookout National Seashore and the sunshine has returned to the region. Tidal levels remain high in Core and Back Sound but strong winds subsided. The National Park Service continues recovery efforts and has made significant progress to reopen the Seashore to public.

October 02, 2015
Hurricane Joaquin Closures at Cape Lookout National Seashore Advisory #3
Although the latest forecasted model predicts Hurricane Joaquin will track further east out into the Atlantic Ocean, Cape Lookout National Seashore continues to move forward with its emergency weather evacuation plan. Due to public safety and the welfare of park visitors and staff, the National Seashore will continue to remain closed to all visitors until further notice.

October 01, 2015
Hurricane Joaquin Closures at Cape Lookout National Seashore Advisory #2
Cape Lookout National Seashore continues to move forwards with its emergency weather evacuation plan. Due to public safety and the welfare of park visitors and staff, the National Seashore is currently closed to all visitors until further notice.

October 01, 2015
Hurricane Joaquin Closures at Cape Lookout National Seashore Advisory # 1
Based on the projected track of Hurricane Joaquin, Cape Lookout National Seashore has implemented its emergency weather evacuation plan. Cape Lookout National Seashore will evacuate all visitors from the National Seashore beginning on Thursday morning, October 1.

September 09, 2015
An Evening at the Cape Lookout Lighthouse
Superintendent Pat Kenney is pleased to announce that the next Evening at the Cape Lookout Lighthouse programs will take place on Thursday, September 24, Friday, September 25, and Saturday, September 26.

September 09, 2015
Cape Lookout National Seashore Welcomes 4th Grade Students Through Every Kid In a Park Initiative
Cape Lookout National Seashore invites all fourth grade students to visit the park as part of the White House’s new Every Kid in a Park program.

September 09, 2015
2015 Horse Sense and Survival Trips
Cape Lookout National Seashore is pleased to announce the next Horse Sense and Survival trip of 2015 will leave from the Harkers Island Visitor Center on Saturday, September 12 at 10:15 a.m.

September 04, 2015
Community-Wide Cleanup Planned in Beaufort Area for National Public Lands Day and National Estuaries Day
Cape Lookout National Seashore, North Carolina Coastal Reserve & National Estuarine Research Reserve, and the Town of Beaufort invite volunteers to help beautify our coast and protect area wildlife.

September 01, 2015
SEASHORE DUCK BLIND PERMITS AVAILABLE FOR THE 2015-2016 HUNTING SEASON
Superintendent Patrick M. Kenney announces that permits for temporary duck blinds will be available at the Harkers Island Visitor Center beginning Tuesday, September 8, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., and thereafter Monday through Friday, except holidays.

August 20, 2015
An Evening at the Cape Lookout Lighthouse
Superintendent Pat Kenney is pleased to announce that the next Evening at the Cape Lookout Lighthouse programs will take place on Thursday, August 27, Friday, August 28 and Saturday, August 29.

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