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 »
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?
Gaillardia, also called a blanket flower or firewheel, is a Midwestern plant that was brought into the area and still thrives on these windy, water starved islands. Cape Lookout National Seashore More...