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.
October 18, 2013
Island Express Ferry Service is Awarded Passenger Ferry Contract from Beaufort and Harkers Island to the Seashore
The National Park Service has awarded Island Express Ferry Service the contract to provide passenger ferry service to all of Shackleford Banks and the Cape Lookout area of South Core Banks, starting in 2014. The ferries will depart from the Town of Beaufort and Harkers Island.
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.
August 27, 2013
Explore the National Seashore on Your Phone
Cape Lookout National Seashore is pleased to announce formal launch of self-guided cell phone tours of the Seashore, hosted by OnCell Systems. Each set of stops offers the chance to take a guided tour with a park ranger at your own pace and before or after the open hours of the park visitor centers, museums, and historic site exhibits. Smart phones can access additional photos and additional information through the mobile tour website.
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.