• Cape Lookout Lighthouse from Barden Inlet

    Cape Lookout

    National Seashore North Carolina

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Experience Cape Lookout through your browser.

Travel to the top of the lighthouse, explore the habitat of shorebirds and sea turtles, and discover the history of one of only a few herds of wild horses remaining in the eastern United States.

It's the next best thing to visiting in person!

 
lighthouse and sailboat

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.