Change in Harkers Island Visitor Center Hours
Harkers Island Visitor Center hours will be Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. until further notice.
Seashore Cabin Lodging Media Open House
Contact: Wouter Ketel, (252) 728-2250 Ext. 3005
Harkers Island, NC – As more and more American families are impacted by the cost of travel, many folks are looking for local vacation destinations. The National Park Service will hold a media open house at the cabin lodging areas located within Cape Lookout National Seashore at Long Point on North Core Banks and at Great Island on South Core Banks to highlight the rustic beach cabins at the seashore. The Great Island Cabin tour will be Friday, July 25 2008, and the Long Point Cabin tour will be on Thursday, July 31, 2008. Although the camps are quite different in layout, one can get an appreciation of the vacation opportunities available by visiting either site. Come and join us to discover more of what the seashore has to offer.
Please RSVP by July 24, 2008, to Cathy Frazier at 252-728-225O, extension 302O, or by email at e-mail us.
The schedule for the Great Island cabin open house on Friday, July 25, 2008:
8:40 AM Meet at Davis Shore Ferry Service Dock, Davis, NC
9:00 AM Depart on ferry for Great Island
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM Tour of selected cabin facilities
10:30 AM to 11:30 PM Free time, refreshments
11:30 PM Gather at ferry landing
11:45 PM Ferry leaves for Davis
12:15 PM Ferry arrives at Davis, NC
The schedule for the Long Point cabin open house on Thursday, July 31, 2008:
10:40 AM Meet at the Morris Marina Ferry landing, Atlantic, NC
11:00 AM Depart on ferry for Long Point
11:40 AM to 12:40 AM Tour of selected cabin facilities
12:40 AM to 1:40 PM Free time, refreshments
1:40 PM Gather at ferry landing
2:00 PM Ferry leaves for Atlantic
2:45 PM Ferry arrives at Atlantic, NC
Due to the nature of ferry travel, there may be minor delays, so please schedule your day accordingly.
Did You Know?
Diamond City, a community that once stood on the eastern end of Shackleford Banks, was named after the daymark pattern on the nearby Cape Lookout Lighthouse. Cape Lookout National Seashore