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 »
2011 Great Island and Long Point Cabin Reservations
Contact: Wouter Ketel, 252-728-2250 ext. 3005
Harkers Island, North Carolina – Superintendent Russel J. Wilson announced the dates of the 2011 operating season and the opening of reservations for the Great Island cabins on South Core Banks and Long Point cabins on North Core Banks within Cape Lookout National Seashore.
Both the Great Island and Long Point cabins will open on Friday, March 25, 2011 and operate until Monday, November 28, 2011.
Please note changes to the reservation procedure for the 2011 season: there is a new initial two-week reservation period exclusively for fall dates – traditionally the busiest part of the season.
During this period, beginning on January 10, 2011 and ending January 21, 2011 reservations for September 6, 2011 thru November 28, 2011 will be taken. During this two week period reservations will ONLY be taken for cabin use beginning on or after September 6th.
The entire 2011 season (including fall dates) will be open for reservations beginning on January 24, 2011.
Reservations for the Great Island cabins can be made through the National Park Service by calling (252) 728-0942, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Reservations for the Long Point cabins can be made through the National Park Service by calling (252) 728-0958, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Did You Know?
Portsmouth Village had as many as 685 people living there near its height in 1860. Buildings still standing there today include a church, Life-Saving Station, post office and school. Cape Lookout National Seashore More...