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 »
November 2012 Interpretive Programs
Contact: Wouter Ketel, 252-728-2250
HARKERS ISLAND, NC - Ever wonder how wild horses survive on a barrier island? Or why sea turtles lay their eggs at night? Discover the answers to these questions and many more during one of Cape Lookout National Seashore's interpretive talks or guided walking tours. All programs are free of charge.
Programs will run on schedule unless there is inclement weather. Additional programs may be offered. Check at one of the Visitor Centers for a complete schedule.
According to Superintendent Pat Kenney, "These are great opportunities for a family to spend some time together and experience one of your National Parks." Cape Lookout National Seashore is one of 398 parks that make up the National Park system.
For more information on these programs and other program offerings, call the Harkers Island Visitor Center at 252-728-2250.
Cape Lookout Lighthouse Area
Lighting the Way (Daily until November 18, 15 minutes)
Ribbon of Sand (film) (Daily, 26 minutes)
Horse Sense and Survival Tour (November 17, 4 hours) Reservations required
Did You Know?
A lighthouse can be identified by its daymark (painted pattern) or by its light flash pattern. Cape Lookout Lighthouse has a diagonal checker pattern and a single short flash of light every fifteen seconds. Cape Lookout National Seashore More...