ORV Plan Comment Period Extended
On May 23, 2014, the NPS released a Environmental Impact Statement for its Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan for a 60-day comment period, which was extended to September 4. The comment period will be extend an additional 15 days until September 19, 2014.
National Junior Ranger Day
Contact: Wouter Ketel, 252-728-2250
Harkers Island, N.C. – Acting Superintendent Mike Tranel welcomes the public to join us on Sunday, April 17, at the Harkers Island Visitor Center of Cape Lookout National Seashore, as we celebrate Junior Ranger Day and National Park Week. Scouts, home-school groups and other organizations are asked to call ahead to help us plan for your group.
For more information on these programs and other program offerings call the Harkers Island Visitor Center at (252) 728-2250 for a complete schedule.
Experience the seashore through Ranger led programs and earn the limited edition Junior Ranger Day items such as patches, badges, and certificates as you learn about the plants, animals, and people who have weathered the storms of Cape Lookout.
Kite Flying, 10:00am – 11:00am
Bells and Whistles, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Ranger Tales, 12:30pm – 1:00pm
Shells and Bones, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Surf Rescue Drills, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Soundside Hike & Scavenger Hunt, 3:00 pm – 4:00pm
Junior Ranger Adventures, All Day
Seaside Treasure ID, All Day
Seaside Crafts, All Day
Ranger Photo Op, All Day
Cast and Catch, All Day
Did You Know?
Diamond City was a shore-based whaling community located where Barden Inlet now separates the islands of Shackleford Banks and South Core Banks. Crews would row whaling dories out from shore to chase the whales as they migrated past the island. Cape Lookout National Seashore