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    Cape Lookout

    National Seashore North Carolina

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    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.

Advisory Notice #7 for Hurricane Arthur

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Date: July 18, 2014
Contact: Wouter Ketel, 252-728-2250, ext. 3014

HARKERS ISLAND, NC – National Park Service staff from parks throughout the region arrived at Cape Lookout National Seashore last week in the continuing efforts to recover from Hurricane Arthur. Superintendent Pat Kenney is pleased with the progress being made; "having the additional staff arrive has really helped us move closer to getting the park fully operational again." Repairs and clean up continue in other areas of the park.

 Recently reopened:

  • Great Island Cabins #1 (All Great Island Cabins are now open)
  • Cape Lookout Village

 Due to damages, safety concerns or resource protection needs, the following areas remain closed:

  • Long Point Cabins 1, 2, 3, and 4
  • People with cabin reservations will be contacted by recreation.gov. If you have questions or need additional information about cabin reservations or refunds, please call the Park Service at 252-728-2250, extension 3020.


Did You Know?

Cape Lookout Proposed Development_copyright Sam Willis

In the early 1900s, development plans were proposed for Cape Lookout. The layout had more than 3000 lots and included a railroad connecting Beaufort to the Cape Lookout Coast Guard Station. Photo courtesy of Samuel Lee Willis.