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    Cape Lookout

    National Seashore North Carolina

Extension of Great Island and Long Point Cabin Reservation Dates

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Date: March 5, 2014
Contact: Wouter Ketel, 252-728-2250 ext. 3014

Harkers Island, NC – The National Park Service (NPS) announces that the reservation dates for the Great Island and Long Point cabins have been extended until November 30, 2014.

In previous years, the cabins were available through the night of the November 29th, but this year reservations can be made through the night of the November 30th and checking out December 1, 2014.

Recreation.gov allows for visitors to make reservations online at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1‑877‑444‑6777.The on-line service is available 24 hours a day.The telephone service is available 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. (EST) from November 1 to February 28, and from 10:00 a.m. until Midnight EST from March 1 to October 31.Payment with a credit card will be required at the time of the reservation.Recreation.gov accepts the following major credit cards: Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover.Please be aware of the cancelation policies and fees (see the reservation policies section of the website).Recreation.gov allows visitors to create an account at any time, which will allow them to log on and expedite making reservations.

How to Access and Navigate Recreation.gov

Go to www.recreation.gov, on the left hand side under the "Interested in" drop down box, select "camping & lodging", under "Looking for", select "cabins", in the "Where" box type Long Point Cape Lookout NC or Great Island Cape Lookout NC, then click search, and it will take you to the main page.Click the "Check availability" button, and follow the directions.

If you do not have access to the web, please call 1-877-444-6777 to make your reservation.

"The transition to recreation.gov is in direct response to public input we have received" according to Superintendent Patrick Kenney. "We welcome your feedback on the system, since we are always seeking to improve our customer service."

Did You Know?

Aerial view of Cape Lookout and Shackleford Banks

Barrier islands, such as those of Cape Lookout National Seashore, are piles of sand. As storms come up from the ocean the beaches are constantly rearranged.