ORV Plan Comment Period Extended
On May 23, 2014, the NPS released a Environmental Impact Statement for its Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan for a 60-day comment period, which was extended to September 4. The comment period will be extend an additional 15 days until September 19, 2014.
Seashore Programs for March and Visitor Center Opening Dates
Contact: Wouter Ketel, (252) 728-2250 Ext. 3005
Harkers Island, NC -- Superintendent Russel J. Wilson announced the opening of visitor facilities at Cape Lookout National Seashore:
Volunteers will present lighthouse talks daily at 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM and 3:30 PM on the porch of the Keepers’ Quarters next to the lighthouse.
Walking tours of Historic Portsmouth Village will be led by volunteers at 10:30 AM on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays beginning on Memorial Day and ending on Labor Day. Tours begin at the ferry landing.
Other programs by Park Rangers will be added as the season progresses. Contact the seashore at (252) 728-2250, ext 3001 for more information.
Did You Know?
During World War II, two 6 inch guns were mounted along the beach and two machine gun nests were built off the main road in the Cape Lookout Village Historic District. Cape Lookout National Seashore