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Cape Lookout National Seashore Announces National Park Week and Junior Ranger Day

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Date: April 23, 2008
Contact: Wouter Ketel, (252) 728-2250 Ext. 3005

Harkers Island, N.C. -- Superintendent Russel J. Wilson invites the public to join Cape Lookout National Seashore in observance of National Park Week and Junior Ranger Day.

President Bush has proclaimed April 19 through 27 as National Park Week and encourages everyone to enjoy the natural wonders and inspirational history found in parks across the country. 

Junior Ranger Day is a special day during National Park Week for kids of all ages.  We invite you to bring your family to the Harkers Island Visitor Center for special Discovery Cart programs at 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM on Saturday, April 26th. We will also have Ocean Conservation Jr. Ranger Activity Guides, Jr. Ranger Gazettes and the Cape Lookout Jr. Ranger Activity Booklets. Come and help your child become a Jr. Ranger!

If you can’t make it to the park, become a WebRanger at http://www.nps.gov/webrangers.

The visitor center hours of operation are 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday through Sunday. For more information call 252- 728-2250.

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Cape Lookout Proposed Development_copyright Sam Willis

In the early 1900s, development plans were proposed for Cape Lookout. The layout had more than 3000 lots and included a railroad connecting Beaufort to the Cape Lookout Coast Guard Station. Photo courtesy of Samuel Lee Willis.