• Cape Lookout Lighthouse from Barden Inlet

    Cape Lookout

    National Seashore North Carolina

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  • Hurricane Arthur Advisory #7

    Recovery continues following Hurricane Arthur. Long Point cabins 1-4 remain closed. All Great Island cabins are now open and all other areas of the park are open under normal operations. More »

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Did You Know?

Chick hiding in tire track

Shorebird chicks often freeze in place or hide in tire tracks when threatened, making them vulnerable to cars on the beach. Please drive carefully and obey wildlife closures. Cape Lookout National Seashore More...