• 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?

Aerial view of Cape Lookout and Shackleford Banks

Barrier islands, such as those of Cape Lookout National Seashore, are piles of sand. As storms come up from the ocean the beaches are constantly rearranged.