• Cape Lookout Lighthouse from Barden Inlet

    Cape Lookout

    National Seashore North Carolina

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  • Change in Harkers Island Visitor Center Hours

    The Harkers Island Visitor Center is open Sunday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

  • Morehead City Harbor Dredged Material Management Plan

    Cape Lookout National Seashore is a cooperating agency in the Morehead City Harbor Integrated Dredged Material Management Plan being developed by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. The full plan draft can be downloaded from the following link. More »

View of Lighthouse Grounds

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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 Lighthouse Grounds panoramic photo (jpeg, 2.6 MB).

View the Gallery View of Core Sound flash video (the red marker titled "West View from the gallery").

View the Gallery View of the Cape flash video (the red marker titled "East View from the gallery").

Did You Know?

Machine Gun Nest

During World War II, two 6 inch guns were mounted along the beach and two machine gun nests were built off the main road in the Cape Lookout Village Historic District. Cape Lookout National Seashore