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 »
Cape Lookout National Seashore Winter Hours and Programs
Contact: Wouter Ketel, (252) 728-2250 Ext. 3005
Harkers Island, North Carolina. Acting Superintendent Charles Cranfield announces that the hours of operation and available facilities for Cape Lookout National Seashore are changing for the winter season. The Light Station Visitor Center and the museum in the lighthouse keepers' quarters will close for the season on November 20.
Ferry services will continue to operate as the weather permits. When planning a trip to the islands, call ahead to the ferry to verify its operational status.
The Harkers Island Visitor Center will remain open and its hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Sunday. The Harkers Island Visitor Center will be closed for the holidays on December 25 and January 1. The 26 minute film, Ribbon of Sand, is shown daily upon request. The film is open captioned and individual listening units are available for assisted listening and audio description.
Did You Know?
Cape Lookout National Seashore is home to many endangered and threatened species of plants and animals including the Seabeach Amaranth, Piping Plover, and Loggerhead sea turtle.