• Cape Lookout Lighthouse from Barden Inlet

    Cape Lookout

    National Seashore North Carolina

Your National Park Day

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Date: August 3, 2011
Contact: Wouter Ketel, 252-728-2250 ext. 3005

Cape Lookout National Seashore invites the public to join park staff on Saturday, August 20, at the Harkers Island Visitor Center, as we celebrate “Your National Park Day.” Scouts, home-school groups, and other organizations are asked to call ahead to help us plan for your group.

National Parks belong to all Americans. They are here for the enjoyment of the present and the future generations. Exploring national parks is best done on foot. So come join a ranger on an interactive walk; then learn about the various jobs that are involved with caring for our National Parks.

Take a Hike – The best way to enjoy a national park is to take a hike

Looking for wildlife, using our scavenger hunt list to see what you can find        

Ranger Stories - Listen to stories about park ranger while enjoying your picnic lunch

Take a Hike – The best way to enjoy a national park is to take a hike

Looking for wildlife, using our scavenger hunt list to see what you can find

Bells and Whistles - Get an inside look at the boats and vehicle used by the Law Enforcement Rangers

    

 

10:00 – 11:00

11:00 – 12:00

 

12:30 – 1:00

 

1:00 – 2:00

2:00 – 3:00

 

3:00 – 4:00

 

Be a Ranger - Dress up as one of the many types of park employees and learn about the different jobs

All Day

Kite Making - The ever present wind of Cape Lookout is a great place to fly kites, bring your own or make one of ours.

All Day

Seaside Crafts – Nature provides supplies to make fun and challenging crafts to take home

All Day

Ranger Photo Op – Ever want to be a ranger? Put your face on the body and get your picture taken

All Day

Cast and Catch – Practice your aim while casting for plastic fish

All Day

Did You Know?

Shorebird Nest

Unlike bird nests in trees, shorebird nests are simple depressions in the sand, called “scrapes”. These nests look much like the rest of the beach. Cape Lookout National Seashore More...