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July 05, 2014
Advisory notice #3 for Hurricane Arthur
Areas in the park being reopened

February 18, 2014
March 2014 Ranger Programs at the Harkers Island Visitor Center
Come explore the hidden beauty and history of your local National Park during a Ranger-led interpretive program. All programs are free of charge.

February 06, 2014
Island Express Ferry to Start and Harkers Island Visitor Center to Re-Open on Weekends
Passenger ferry service through Island Express Ferry Service will begin on February 15, 2014, departing from the Beaufort and from Harkers Island. The Harkers Island Visitor Center will also re-open to visitors on Saturdays and Sundays beginning Saturday, February 15, 2014.

November 22, 2013
Winter 2013-14 Facility Closures
Winter winds and colder weather bring about many changes to the beaches and islands of Cape Lookout National Seashore, and quite a different experience from the summer months. As you visit in the winter and early spring, please be aware that some facilities are closed and winterized.

October 25, 2013
Winter 2013 Programs at Cape Lookout
The islands of Cape Lookout National Seashore have many stories. Come explore the beauty and history of your local national park.

August 30, 2013
2013-14 Duck Blind Permit Lottery
For the 2013-2014 season, the park will continue to utilize a lottery system to determine the initial order for registration. The lottery will take place at the Harkers Island Visitor Center at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 3.

July 18, 2013
Seashore Activities for August
Come explore the beauty and history of your local national park. All programs are free of charge unless noted otherwise below. For more information on these activities, call Cape Lookout National Seashore at 252-728-2250, extension 0.

June 28, 2013
Beaufort Inlet Beach on Shackleford Banks is Closed to Swimming
Due to strong currents, the Beaufort Inlet beach area of Shackleford Banks is closed for swimming.

May 09, 2013
Cape Lookout Lighthouse Opens for Public Climbing for the Summer 2013 Season
The Cape Lookout Lighthouse will open to the public for regular climbing from May 15 to September 21, 2013. The lighthouse will be open four days per week – Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays – from 10:00 AM to 3:45 PM.

April 22, 2013
Spring Arrives On the Wild Horse Islands
Spring brings increased nutrient needs for wild horses with breeding and foaling seasons. While the horses are busy making up for a winter of dry, brown grass, it’s important that they be left alone. Visitors can watch from a distance and still enjoy the horses.

March 26, 2013
Statement on the effects of sequestration at Cape Lookout National Seashore
Effective March 1, 2013, Cape Lookout National Seashore was required by "sequestration" (a series of automatic, across-the-board permanent spending cuts) to reduce its annual budget by five percent. Listed are the major actions being taken in response to this budget cut.

March 06, 2013
Cape Lookout National Seashore Temporarily Changes Office Hours Change at Great Island and Long Point Cabins
In response to the uncertainty of the federal budget and budget cuts, the cabin camp office hours will be temporarily reduced to 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

February 28, 2013
RELEASE OF PROSPECTUS FOR FERRY SERVICE
NPS soliciting proposals for the ferry contract for the NPS gateways of Harkers Island and Beaufort. The ferry service under this contract is expected to begin in the spring of 2014.

February 28, 2013
Cape Lookout National Seashore Tourism Creates $37,621,000 in Local Economic Benefit
In 2011, visitors to Cape Lookout National Seashore spent $37,621,000 in nearby communities, supporting 555 local jobs.

February 22, 2013
March Ranger Programs at the Harkers Island Visitor Center
Join us for free Ranger programs every Saturday and Sunday at 1pm & 3pm at the Harkers Island Visitor Center.

February 22, 2013
2nd Saturday Event – Climate Change
Explore the effects of Climate Change during the March Second Saturday Event at Cape Lookout National Seashore’s Harkers Island Visitor Center.

February 22, 2013
Harkers Island Ferry Departure Site (Facilities) Environmental Assessment Available for Public Comment
The park is inviting public comments on the Environmental Assessment of the proposed improvements to the Harkers Island facility from February 25, 2013 until March 27, 2013.

February 15, 2013
Recruiting Area Teachers for Seashore Experiences
Cape Lookout National Seashore is looking for energetic and talented teachers from Carteret, Craven, and Onslow County who are interested in fostering a strong connection between local schools and their National Park.

December 13, 2012
December 2012 and January 2013 Ranger Programs at the Seashore
Horses, whales, sea turtles, storm rescues, and war on the coast -- learn about these topics and more with interactive programs every Saturday and Sunday at 1PM and 3PM.

December 13, 2012
Harkers Island Visitor Center Temporary Closing Extended
Because of this week's inclement weather, the temporary closure of the Harkers Island Visitor Center (originally scheduled to end on Friday, December 14), has now been extended through Sunday, December 16.

November 19, 2012
Job Announcements for Summer 2013
Apply now for next summer's seasonal jobs at Cape Lookout.

November 16, 2012
Historic Portsmouth Village Methodist Church is Damaged by Hurricane Sandy
The Methodist Church in Portsmouth Village is closed as a result of damage sustained during Hurricane Sandy.

November 02, 2012
Critters of the Night 2012
Critters of the Night has been rescheduled for November 10th.

November 02, 2012
Cape Lookout National Seashore Joins Facebook
Cape Lookout National Seashore is proud to announce its new Facebook page.

October 30, 2012
Hurricane Sandy Advisory #4 UPDATED
Harkers Island Visitor Center reopens Wednesday, 10/31. Islands will open to pedestrians at noon Wednesday. Islands will open to vehicles at 9:00 AM on Thursday. Cabins will open at 1:00 PM on Thursday.

October 29, 2012
Hurricane Sandy Advisory #3
All staff, volunteers, and visitors have been accounted for. The park remains closed to all visitors and all services are shut down until further notice.

October 26, 2012
Advisory Notice #2 for Hurricane Sandy
2nd update of conditions and park operations prior to the arrival of Hurricane Sandy.

October 25, 2012
"Horse Sense and Survival" Moves Indoors and "Critters of the Night Programs" is cancelled due to Hurricane Sandy
Changes to Interpretive program schedule due to pending arrival of Hurricane Sandy

October 25, 2012
Advisory Notice for Hurricane Sandy
Advisories of expected park conditions as Hurricane Sandy passes off-shore on Saturday and Sunday

October 11, 2012
November 2012 Interpretive Programs
Join us for a program on the lighthouse history, wild horses, or barrier islands.

September 19, 2012
October 2012 Ranger Programs
Join a ranger or volunteer for an inside look at the wildlife and history of Cape Lookout National Seashore.

September 04, 2012
Horse Sense and Survival Tours Fall 2012
Discover the history and harem life of the wild horses of Shackleford Banks on a guided tour led by Dr. Sue Stuska.

August 20, 2012
September 2012 Ranger Programs
Discover the answers to your questions about the wild horses, lighthouse keepers, sea turtles, life-saving service, and civil war during an interpretive talk or guided walking tour.

August 09, 2012
Protect our Wild Horses Educational Campaign Opening
Cape Lookout National Seashore, the Foundation for Shackleford Horses, and the Rachel Carson National Estuarine Research Reserve are pleased to announce the opening of the joint Wild Horse Protection and Public Safety Campaign.

July 31, 2012
Expressions of Freedom Art Contest
Calling all teenage film makers, poets, and photographers! Submit your work to a nationwide artistic competition to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.

July 25, 2012
August 2012 Ranger Programs
Discover the answers to your questions about wild horses, sea turtles, surf heroes, and much more during one of Cape Lookout National Seashore’s interpretive talks or guided walking tours.

June 28, 2012
Take Your Parent Outside Day is July 21st
Are you looking for some fun, outdoor activities that you can do as a family? Then make plans to join Park Rangers as we celebrate “Take Your Parent Outside Day” on Saturday, July 21, at the Harkers Island Picnic Area of Cape Lookout National Seashore.

May 16, 2012
Thanking America's Armed Forces
To show our appreciation for those who serve in the U.S. Military, on May 19 – Armed Forces Day – the National Park Service will begin issuing an annual pass offering free entrance to all 397 national parks for active duty military members and their dependents.

April 09, 2012
Teacher-Ranger Summer Applications Are Due May 2
The deadline for Teacher-Ranger-Teacher applications for the summer of 2012 has been extended.

April 06, 2012
Cape Lookout Installs Seasonal Bird Closures For the Protection of Threatened Shorebirds
Park Staff have completed posting important nesting sites for the threatened piping plover.The nesting season for piping plovers and other beach nesting birds extends from April 1 to August 31.

April 06, 2012
National Junior Ranger Day Celebrated at Cape Lookout National Seashore
Join us on Saturday, April 21, 2012 as we celebrate National Junior Ranger Day.

April 05, 2012
Shackleford Banks Horses 2011 Findings Report
Annual reports on the status of the herd on Shackleford are produced by Cape Lookout National Seashore. This report covers the period from April 2011 through March 2012.

March 28, 2012
Seashore Expands Lighthouse Climbing Season, Reservations
In an effort to improve service and to address suggestions made by park visitors, Cape Lookout National Seashore has announced the following changes to the reservation system and fees for the Cape Lookout Lighthouse self-guided climbing tours.

March 09, 2012
Family Fun Days
Join us at the Harkers Island Visitor Center for outdoor activities to bring children and their families together in nature.

February 28, 2012
Cape Lookout National Seashore = Visitors, Money and Jobs for the Local Economy
In 2010, over half a million visitors spent $37.3 million in Cape Lookout National Seashore and the surrounding communities in 2010.

February 17, 2012
Recruiting Carteret County Teacher-Ranger for 2012 Season
Cape Lookout National Seashore is looking for a Carteret County teacher interested in fostering a strong connection between local schools and their National Park.

February 03, 2012
Extended Cape Lookout Lighthouse Climbing Days & Hours
Extended hours and days for 2012 lighthouse climbs. May 16th to September 22nd.

January 25, 2012
Cape Lookout National Seashore is this week’s National Park Getaway
The seashore offers visitors outstanding opportunities for fun, education and inspiration. Catch a drift of this remote and sensational site when you read this week's Getaway article at www.nps.gov/getaways.

December 12, 2011
Cabin Reservations Open for 2012
Cape Lookout National Seashore announces the opening of a new cabin reservation system beginning January 5, 2012.

November 28, 2011
Adoption-Ready Shackleford Horses Featured at Waterfowl Weekend
Adoptable Shackleford horses will be present at the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center for Waterfowl Weekend on December 3 and 4.

November 01, 2011
Hurricane Irene Recovery Update: North Core Banks Opens to Vehicle Use on Wednesday, November 2
North Core Banks (Portsmouth Island) will reopen to vehicle use and the vehicle ferry service will resume operation at 7:00 AM on Wednesday, November 2.

October 28, 2011
Cape Lookout Announces New Chief of Maintenance
Michael Baker has been selected as the new Chief of Maintenance.

October 27, 2011
Hurricane Irene Update: Long Point Ferry Basin Dredging Contract Started On October 24
The dredging work needed to open the Long Point ferry basin, and for resumption of vehicle use on North Core Banks, started on October 24, 2011.

October 20, 2011
Cape Lookout Announces 2012 Summer Positions Available
Cape Lookout National Seashore announced the beginning of its 2012 summer hiring process. Cape Lookout National Seashore hires 20 or more summer seasonal employees each year. Positions will be announced in the coming weeks at http://www.USAJobs.gov.

October 13, 2011
Hurricane Irene Update: Long Point Ferry Basin to be Dredged
Cape Lookout National Seashore is continuing its efforts to re-open North Core Banks to vehicles following Hurricane Irene. Funding has been received to dredge the Long Point ferry basin which could allow vehicle access by mid-November barring contracting and weather delays.

September 29, 2011
Beaufort Front Street Site Selected For Seashore Ferry
The National Park Service (NPS) has selected the Beaufort Front Street site as the departure location for the passenger ferry service from the Beaufort and Morehead City area to the Shackleford Banks and Cape Lookout areas of Cape Lookout National Seashore. A second ferry departure site serving Cape Lookout and Shackleford Banks will be from the NPS headquarters on Harkers Island.

September 29, 2011
Critters of the Night
Come join us at the Harkers Island Visitor Center for an evening of stargazing and learning about night animals.

September 23, 2011
Giving Back to Get Ahead, Volunteer Follows Conservation Ethic at Cape Lookout National Seashore
Student Conservation Association (SCA) internship at Cape Lookout National Seashore

September 22, 2011
Cape Lookout National Seashore Hurricane Irene Recovery Update
Status of park recovery efforts

September 13, 2011
South Core Banks Re-Opens to Vehicle Use on Sept 23, 2011
South Core Banks re-opens to camping and overnight vehicle usage

September 10, 2011
Cape Lookout National Seashore Two Weeks After Hurricane Irene
Cape Lookout National Seashore status two weeks after Hurricane Irene

September 05, 2011
Volunteers Assist Cape Lookout National Seashore Recovery
Local volunteers assist in hurricane recovery efforts

September 03, 2011
Cape Lookout National Seashore Opens More Areas
Cape Lookout National Seashore announces an expansion of areas open for public use.

August 31, 2011
National Seashore Reopens Cape Lookout
The Cape Lookout lighthouse, point, jetty, and power squadron spit will open for day use and foot traffic only begining at dawn on September 1, 2011.

August 31, 2011
Duck Blind Permit Lottery 2011-2012
The Duck Blind permit lottery will be held on Tuesday, September 20, at 9:00 a.m. at the Harkers Island Visitor Center.

August 30, 2011
Cape Lookout National Seashore Reopens Shackleford and Harkers Island Visitor Center
Shackleford Banks and Harkers Island Visitor Center reopening following Hurricane Irene

August 28, 2011
Hurricane Irene Closures at Cape Lookout
Cape Lookout National Seashore remains closed to all visitors (including overnight guests staying in the cabins and day visitors) and all services are shut down until further notice.

August 24, 2011
Hurricane Irene Closures at Cape Lookout National Seashore
Park closures being implemented in advance of Hurricane Irene's arrival

August 03, 2011
Your National Park Day
National Parks belong to all Americans. 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.”

August 03, 2011
Horse Sense and Survival Trip
Horse Sense and Survival trips are walking tours following the wild Banker horses of Shackleford Banks.

August 02, 2011
Seashore Announces Its Interpretive Program Schedule for August 2011
Cape Lookout National Seashore announced the following programs and activities for the month of August. For more information on these programs and other program offerings, call the Visitor Center on Harkers Island at (252) 728-2250.

July 08, 2011
New Special Program on Harkers Island
Join a ranger on Saturdays for a guided tour of the maritime forest on Harkers Island.

July 07, 2011
Seashore Announces Its July 2011 Interpretive Program Schedule
Cape Lookout National Seashore announced the following programs and activities for the month of July.

June 24, 2011
Horse Sense and Survival Trips Dates for 2011
Join Dr. Stuska on one of three half-day walking tours of Shackleford Banks to find wild horses and observe their behavior.

June 24, 2011
NPS Temporary Fire Ban in Effect
In compliance with the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Cape Lookout National Seashore has issued a temporary ban on all open burning.

May 27, 2011
2011-05-26
Cape Lookout Lighthouse is opened for climbing May 26 for the 2011 season.

May 13, 2011
Take Your Parent Outside Day
Are you looking for activities that you can do as a family? Then make plans to come and learn some fun outdoor, family-oriented activities. The entire family is welcome but there are some age restrictions for the Learn to Kayak portion.

March 15, 2011
Six Shackleford Horses are Available for Adoption
Six relocated Shackleford horses are seeking loving, permanent homes on the mainland.

March 10, 2011
Special Event Days at Cape Lookout
Four new special event programs will be held at the Harkers Island Visitor Center and the adjacent Shell Point picnic area.

March 10, 2011
National Junior Ranger Day
Celebrate National Junior Ranger Day at Cape Lookout National Seashore.

February 25, 2011
Public Meeting on the Ferry Departure Site Selection for Ferry Services to Cape Lookout National Seashore
Information on a public meeting to present the draft of the Passenger Ferry Departure Site Environmental Assessment / Assessment of Effect (EA/AoE) document.

December 17, 2010
2011 Great Island and Long Point Cabin Reservations
Information on making reservations for cabins at Long Point or Great Island for the 2011 season.

December 13, 2010
Cape Lookout Announces New Summer Positions Open for Applications
No abstract supplied.

November 16, 2010
Cape Lookout Announces Summer Positions Available
No abstract supplied.

September 03, 2010
Lighthouse Area and Shackleford Banks Opened After Hurricane Earl
Partial opening of the park following Hurricane Earl.

August 31, 2010
Seashore Duck Blind Permits Available for the 2010-2011 Hunting Season
No abstract supplied.

August 31, 2010
Seashore to Close in Advance of Hurricane Earl
No abstract supplied.

July 20, 2010
Cape Lookout Lighthouse Re-Opened For Public Climbing July 15, 2010
No abstract supplied.

July 07, 2010
Wild Horse Rescued by Cooperation of NPS, FSH and CI-SHA
No abstract supplied.

July 01, 2010
Seashore Announces Its July 2010 Interpretive Program Schedule
No abstract supplied.

June 29, 2010
National Park Service Fireworks Reminder
National Park Service Fireworks Reminder

June 29, 2010
Seashore Works to Preserve Cemetery Headstones At Portsmouth Village and Shackleford Banks
No abstract supplied.

May 19, 2010
Cape Lookout Volunteer Wins National Award
 

May 14, 2010
Horse Sense and Survival Trips Begin
  

April 22, 2010
National Junior Ranger Day at Cape Lookout National Seashore
 

April 12, 2010
Shackleford-Ocracoke Cross Filly Born
 

April 07, 2010
CAPE LOOKOUT INSTALLS 2010 SEASONAL BIRD CLOSURES FOR PROTECTION OF THREATENED SHOREBIRDS
 

March 25, 2010
All are Invited to the Portsmouth Village Homecoming
 

March 25, 2010
Shackleford Banks Horses 2009 Findings Report
 

March 25, 2010
National Park Service Recruiting Local Youth for Internships
 

March 23, 2010
Seashore Programs for March 2010 and Visitor Center Opening Dates
 

March 16, 2010
Seashore to Hold Public Meeting on Lighthouse Climbing Fee
 

February 11, 2010
Seashore Species Management Annual Reports are Available to the Public
  

February 09, 2010
Recruiting Carteret County Teacher-Ranger
  

January 27, 2010
Seashore Offers 25% Discount on Cabin Rates
  

January 26, 2010
Ken Burn's The National Parks: America's Best Idea Series
  

January 04, 2010
2010 Great Island and Long Point Cabin Reservations
 

September 29, 2009
Cape Lookout Lighthouse 150th Anniversary Juried Art Contest, Exhibition and Sale
  

September 25, 2009
Seashore Announces Its October Interpretive Program Schedule
 

September 21, 2009
Help Us Make America's Best Idea Even Better
  

September 04, 2009
CAPE LOOKOUT SHOREBIRD NESTING SEASON ENDS
 

August 28, 2009
Cape Lookout Lighthouse 150th Anniversary Juried Art Exhibition
  

August 18, 2009
SEASHORE DUCK BLIND PERMITS AVAILABLE FOR THE 2009-2010 HUNTING SEASON
  

August 04, 2009
Public Meeting Scheduled on Seashore Passenger Ferry Departure Site Consolidation
  

July 01, 2009
Seashore Announces Its 2009 July Interpretive Program Schedule
 

June 04, 2009
Seashore Announces Its 2009 June Interpretive Program Schedule
 

May 29, 2009
150th Anniversary of the Cape Lookout Lighthouse Search for Lighthouse Keepers Descendants and Life Savers
  

May 19, 2009
Sense and Survival Tours
 

April 23, 2009
Be A National Park Service Junior Ranger!
 

April 23, 2009
Shackleford Horses Available for Adoption
  

April 03, 2009
CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE INSTALLS SEASONAL BIRD CLOSURES FOR PROTECTION OF THREATENED SHOREBIRDS
  

March 19, 2009
Seashore Offers 25% Discount on Cabin Rates For The Summer
  

March 17, 2009
Seashore Programs for March and Visitor Center Opening Dates
  

March 04, 2009
Morris Marina Ferry and Cabin Contract Not Extended Ferry and Cabin Service Will Not Be Interrupted
 

February 12, 2009
The Annual Backyard Bird Count Is a Fun Family Event
 

February 10, 2009
Cape Lookout National Seashore Celebrates Black History Month
 

February 03, 2009
Searching for Cape Lookout Lighthouse Keepers Descendants and Life Savers
 

January 27, 2009
LONG-TERM VEHICLE PARKING PERMITS AVAILABLE
 

January 13, 2009
Art Exhibition at Core Sound Waterfowl Museum & Heritage Center
 

January 13, 2009
Young Banker Horses Available for Adoption
 

December 22, 2008
Opening Dates and Reservations for Great Island Cabins
 

November 14, 2008
Seashore Commercial Services Plan Completed And Moratorium on Commercial Services Permits Ends
  

September 07, 2008
Seashore Re-opens after Hanna
 

September 03, 2008
Seashore to Close In Advance Of Topical Storm Hanna
  

August 22, 2008
SEASHORE DUCK BLIND PERMITS AVAILABLE FOR THE 2008-2009 HUNTING SEASON
  

August 20, 2008
Seashore Experimental Reduction of Raccoon Population to Evaluate Removal as an Option for Protected Species Management Draft Environmental Assessment is Open for Public Comment
  

August 20, 2008
September Program Schedule at Seashore
 

July 23, 2008
Seashore Announces Its August Interpretive Program Schedule
 

July 22, 2008
Seashore Cabin Lodging Media Open House
 

June 23, 2008
Seashore Receives Donations from Eastern National For Park Newspapers and Trail Exhibits
 

June 23, 2008
Seashore Announces Its July Interpretive Program Schedule
 

June 19, 2008
Share Your Hurricane Experiences
 

June 16, 2008
Sense and Survival Horse Tours Begin
  

June 04, 2008
Cape Lookout National Seashore Announces Its June Interpretive Program Schedule
  

April 29, 2008
First Foal of Season Born on Shackleford Banks
  

April 23, 2008
Cape Lookout National Seashore Announces National Park Week and Junior Ranger Day
 

April 18, 2008
Shackleford Banks Horses 2007 Findings Report
  

April 17, 2008
CAPE LOOKOUT INSTALLS SEASONAL BIRD CLOSURES FOR PROTECTION OF THREATENED SHOREBIRDS
 

April 17, 2008
Shackleford Banks Field Trips on Horse Sense and Survival
 

March 28, 2008
Public Meetings on Alternative Options for the Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan/EIS for Cape Lookout National Seashore
 

March 24, 2008
Portsmouth Homecoming: April 19, 2008
 

March 17, 2008
Cape Lookout Vehicle Ferry and Cabin Services Open for the Summer!
 

February 23, 2008
Lighthouse Climbs Suspended For Public Safety
Cape Lookout National Seashore Suspends Lighthouse "Open House" Climbs for Public Safety

January 18, 2008
Seashore Accepting Applications For Davis Vehicle/Passenger Ferry Operation
  

January 18, 2008
Shell Point Picnic Area Temporarily Closed Due To Shoreline Stabilization Work
 

January 13, 2008
Cape Lookout to solicit new "interim" Davis to Great Island Ferry Operator
 

January 04, 2008
Shoreline Stabilization Work To Start at Shell Point, Harkers Island
Shoreline stabilization work to start at Harkers Island, NC.

November 13, 2007
Seashore Commercial Services Plan/EA Available for Public Comment
 

October 26, 2007
Russel J. Wilson named Superintendent of Cape Lookout National Seashore
 

October 19, 2007
November Interpretive Program Schedule At the Seashore
  

October 19, 2007
Cape Lookout National Seashore Winter Hours and Programs
 

October 12, 2007
SEASHORE ANNOUNCES NOVEMBER LIGHTHOUSE OPEN HOUSE
  

September 28, 2007
October Interpretive Program Schedule At the Seashore
  

September 10, 2007
September Interpretive Program Schedule At the Seashore
 

September 07, 2007
Public Meetings Scheduled on Off-Road Vehicle Management At Cape Lookout National Seashore
 

August 14, 2007
SEASHORE DUCK BLIND PERMITS AVAILABLE FOR THE 2007-2008 HUNTING SEASON
 

July 26, 2007
August Interpretive Program Schedule At the Seashore
 

July 24, 2007
Seashore Interim Protected Species Management Plan/EA APPROVED With a Finding of No Significant Impact
 

July 24, 2007
New Acting Superintendent For Cape Lookout
 

July 06, 2007
SEASHORE ANNOUNCES AUGUST LIGHTHOUSE OPEN HOUSE
 

June 20, 2007
Cape Lookout National Seashore Announces Its July Interpretive Program Schedule
  

June 19, 2007
Wild Horses of Shackleford Banks Book Signing and Children's Story Time on Saturday, June 30
 

June 08, 2007
Seashore Announces Its June Interpretive Program Schedule
  

June 08, 2007
Horse Sense and Survival Ranger Programs on Shackleford Banks
  

April 10, 2007
Visitors Can Expect Fines for Unleashed Dogs at the Seashore
 

April 05, 2007
Spring Brings New Foals to Shackleford Banks
 

April 05, 2007
Shackleford Horses Book-Signing April 18
 

April 04, 2007
Shackleford Banks Horses 2006 Findings Report
  

March 14, 2007
Seashore Superintendent To Move To Grand Teton National Park
 

March 13, 2007
Harkers Island National Seashore Bookstore Gets a New Look
  

March 06, 2007
Two Young Horses Removed From Shackleford Banks Looking Toward a Bright Future
  

March 01, 2007
Seashore to Hold Public Meetings on Commercial Services And Cape Village Historic Structures Reuse
  

December 29, 2006
Park Closing Honors President Gerald R. Ford
 

November 24, 2006
Meryl Streep To Narrate A New Film For the Seashore
Meryl Streep To Narrate A New Film For the Seashore

November 04, 2006
Successful Sea Turtle Nesting Season At The Seashore
 

October 24, 2006
Archaeology Students Research Shackleford Whaling Industry!
 

September 26, 2006
Safety Training Requirement of North Carolina ATV Law Becomes Effective October 1, 2006
  

September 07, 2006
Seashore to Allow Limited PWC Access
Personal Watercraft (PWC) will be allowed limited access to the seashore.

September 06, 2006
September Program Schedule At The Seashore
Schedule of Ranger-guided programs for the month of September.

September 01, 2006
Seashore Sites Reopen with Ernesto's Passing
Seashore reopens areas closed for Ernesto

August 31, 2006
Cape Lookout National Seashore Closing Due to Tropical Storm Ernesto
Tropical Storm Ernesto forces closure of a portion of Cape Lookout National Seashore.

August 16, 2006
Cape Lookout National Seashore Duck Blind Permits Available For 2006-2007 Hunting Season
 

July 26, 2006
Virginia Man Drowns at Cape Lookout National Seashore
 

June 28, 2006
Permit Required For Group Events at Shackleford Banks
 

June 26, 2006
First Piping Plover Nest at the point of the Cape Hatches
 

June 21, 2006
Un-leashed Dogs Threaten Seashore Wildlife
 

May 23, 2006
Seashore Announces Summer Programs
 

May 23, 2006
Seashore Announces June Lighthouse Open House
 

May 10, 2006
The Seashore Announces Commercial Services Plan Public Meeting
 

May 08, 2006
Temporary Vehicle Closure To Protect Threatened Shorebird
 

May 02, 2006
Shackleford Banks Horses 2005 Findings Report
 

April 24, 2006
Shackleford Banks Welcomes New Arrival
 

March 24, 2006
Public Comment Period Extended for Seashore Interim Protected Species Management Plan Evironmental Assessment
 

March 10, 2006
Seashore Interim Protected Species Management Plan Draft Environmental Assessment is Open for Public Comment
 

February 17, 2006
Vehicle Parking Lot Moves to Cape Lookout Lighthouse Area
 

February 17, 2006
Shoreline Protection Work Planned for Lighthouse
The Park will begin rebuilding the sound-side shore to protect the lighthouse and its outbuildings. This shoreline was heavily impacted in September of 2003 by Hurricane Isabel.

January 11, 2006
Public Invited to Comment on the Draft Revision of the National Park Service Management Policies
 

January 04, 2006
Seashore Proposed PWC Rule Available for Public Comment
 

December 09, 2005
Public Invited to Comment on Draft Revision of the National Park Service Management Policies
 

October 25, 2005
Cape Lookout National Seashore Opens Public Scoping for Interim Protected Species Management Plan
 

Did You Know?

Portsmouth Life-Saving Station crew pose in their surfboat.

"You have to go out, you don't have to come back" was the unofficial motto of the U.S. Life-Saving Service. The Life-Saving Service rescued shipwreck victims from stations located in Portsmouth, and on Core Banks and Cape Lookout. Cape Lookout National Seashore More...