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    Cape Lookout

    National Seashore North Carolina

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    Recovery continues following Hurricane Arthur. Long Point cabins 1-4 remain closed. All Great Island cabins are now open and all other areas of the park are open under normal operations. More »

Plans in Process

Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan:

This plan will guide the management decisions which allow the use of vehicles and still protect the wildlife and other resources in the seashore.

Find out more about this plan or make a comment at the Planning, Environment and Public Comment (PEPC) site. Open for public comment May 23 to July 21, 2014.

Download the Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) Newsletter (pdf, 1.5MB) published on June 12, 2012.

 

Seashore Passenger Ferry Departure Site Study:

This study will examine potential sites and site considerations for a ferry operations base in the Morehead City or Beaufort area with ferry service primarily to Shackleford Banks, and also to the Cape Lookout Lighthouse area of South Core Banks, North Carolina.

Find out more about this plan or make a comment at the Planning, Environment and Public Comment (PEPC) site.

Did You Know?

Seabeach Amaranth

Cape Lookout National Seashore is home to many endangered and threatened species of plants and animals including the Seabeach Amaranth, Piping Plover, and Loggerhead sea turtle.