• Cape Lookout Lighthouse from Barden Inlet

    Cape Lookout

    National Seashore North Carolina

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  • ORV Plan Comment Period Extended

    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.

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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?

Racoon hiding on the beach

Many animals will use the beach and vegetation to hide in plain sight. Their fur, feathers, or scales help them blend in with their environment to provide protection against predators. Cape Lookout Natioanl Seashore