• 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?

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...