• 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.

Gallery View of the Cape

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Use the buttons at the bottom of the flash video screen above to zoom and to move up, down, left, and right.

View the Gallery View of the Cape panoramic photo (jpeg, 1.5 MB).

View the Gallery View of Core Sound flash video.

View the Lighthouse Grounds flash video (the red marker titled "beach view"). (This 360 degree panorama is slower to load than the gallery views.)

Did You Know?

Cape Lookout lighthouse daymark pattern

Diamond City, a community that once stood on the eastern end of Shackleford Banks, was named after the daymark pattern on the nearby Cape Lookout Lighthouse. Cape Lookout National Seashore