Seashore Sites Reopen with Ernesto's Passing
Contact: Wouter Ketel, 252-728-2250 ext. 3005
Robert A. Vogel, Superintendent, Cape Lookout National Seashore, announces that all areas of the National Seashore have reopened effective 3:00 PM on Friday, September 01, 2006.
In the morning and afternoon, residual high wind conditions from Tropical Storm Ernesto hampered an early the start of assessments. Preliminary assessments of seashore facilities and resources were performed by park staff and Superintendent Vogel is pleased to report that no major damage to park facilities has been observed so far.
The U.S. Coast Guard – Sector North Carolina cleared park ferries to resume operations at about 3:00 PM. Please call individual ferry operators to determine which ferries are operational.
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