Change in Harkers Island Visitor Center Hours
The Harkers Island Visitor Center is open Sunday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Morehead City Harbor Dredged Material Management Plan
Cape Lookout National Seashore is a cooperating agency in the Morehead City Harbor Integrated Dredged Material Management Plan being developed by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. The full plan draft can be downloaded from the following link. More »
November Interpretive Program Schedule At the Seashore
Contact: Wouter Ketel, (252) 728-2250 Ext. 3005
Harkers Island, North Carolina. Acting Superintendent Charles Cranfield announces the following activities and film showings during the month of November at Cape Lookout National Seashore. Additional programs may be offered. Programs will run on schedule, unless there is inclement weather. For more information on these programs and other program offerings, call the Harkers Island Visitor Center at (252) 728-2250 for a complete schedule.
Lighting the Way (Daily upon request, 15 minutes)
Come learn the history of the Cape Lookout Lighthouse and the life of a lighthouse keeper. Programs begin on the porch of the Assistant Keepers’ Quarters next to the Lighthouse.
Ribbon of Sand (Daily upon request, 26 minutes)
This film features an exploration of the entire coastal ecosystem, from the vast coastal plain to the shallow estuaries, from the shifting sands of the barrier islands to the underwater edge of the continental shelf. This film is open captioned and listening units are available for audio description and enhanced listening.
Did You Know?
Barrier islands, such as those of Cape Lookout National Seashore, are piles of sand. As storms come up from the ocean the beaches are constantly rearranged.